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
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Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're as old as you behave.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Live your dreams.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
We come to beginnings only at the end.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
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.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
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)
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
The show must go on.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.