Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Talkers are no good doers.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Fortune favors the brave.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Hope springs eternal.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.