The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
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Winners never quit and quitters never win !
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
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
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.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Well done is better than well said.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Old love does not rust.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
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.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
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.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
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 ?
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
You become what you think about.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Happiness is a state of activity.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.