Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
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.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Don't water your weeds.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
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
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the whole and more than all.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Don't ever give up.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
I saw and loved.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
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)
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Be who you are in every situation.
After your jump, the net appears.
The past does not equal the future.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
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.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.