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If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Believe in yourself.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
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
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
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
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
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.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
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
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
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.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Better late than never.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.