Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
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The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
What's another word for thesaurus ?
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
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.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
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 !
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
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.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
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
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?