It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
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All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
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.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Attitude determines altitude.
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.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the whole and more than all.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
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.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
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.
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.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Where there is love there is life.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
The best proof of love is trust.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.