Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
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.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Never spend your money before you have it.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
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Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Truth fears no questions.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Find the good -- and praise it.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
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.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
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.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Do it now !
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
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.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
He who hesitates is lost.
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.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
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.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
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.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Well done is better than well said.
We must be the change we wish to see.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
No matter where you go, there you are.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
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
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.