Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
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Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Success is the child of audacity.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
You create your reality.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Seize the day.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The show must go on.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.