Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
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What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.