There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
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
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Union gives strength.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
It's never too late.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.