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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
The ready back gets all the loads.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Begin with the end in mind.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
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.
The road to success is always under construction.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Be the best that you can be.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.