Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
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Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Don't water your weeds.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
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.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
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
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Life is what you make it.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Action is the antidote to despair.
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.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
He who has hope has everything.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Hope springs eternal.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
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.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Live with passion !
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.