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Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
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
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
The loving are the daring.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Talkers are no good doers.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's always a way - if you're committed.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Only the educated are free.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.