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Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
There is no substitute for hard work.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
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
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
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 can because they think they can.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Slow but steady wins the race.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
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.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
For with god all things are possible.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.