Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Do or do not, there is no try.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
I know that I will die laughing.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
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.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Count your blessings.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
None are homely who smile.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.