Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
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.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
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.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
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
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.
The road to success is always under construction.
The best proof of love is trust.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
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.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
You become what you think about.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes