I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
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Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You become what you think about.
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.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
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.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The best things in life are free.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Be Here Now.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
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.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
The first duty of love is to listen.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
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.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
You can do what you want to do.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
What ever you are be a good one.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.