It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
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You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Anything is possible.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Be who you are in every situation.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Be the change you want to see in the world.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
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
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
To know me is to love me.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Never say die.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Let thy words be few.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.