If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
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Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
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
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Love is a hole in the heart.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Never spend your money before you have it.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Ideas without action are worthless.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
A life lived in fear is half lived.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Never, never, never give up.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Ideas... they have the power
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
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.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
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.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Slow but steady wins the race.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.