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Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Love is letting go of fear.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
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.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Obstacles are great incentives.
My life is my message.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Most ball games are lost, not won.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
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.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.