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Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

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Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone