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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It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Ability is sexless.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Never say die.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
If you love someone, set them free.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
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.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Many hands make light work.
Success leaves clues.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.