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If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Love understands all languages.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Love knows no bounds.
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.
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
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Work is love made manifest.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Live your dreams.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
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.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.