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Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Love is not selfish.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
A leader is a dealer in hope.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
For with god all things are possible.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
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.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Nothing succeeds like success.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
To ask the hard question is simple.
My friends are my estate.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Great men are not always wise.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
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.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever you are be a good one.
The best things in life are free.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.