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Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
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.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
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.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
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.
He who hesitates is lost.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Seize the day.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Security is a kind of death.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.