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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Success is predictable.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Little strokes fell great oaks.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
My life is my message.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
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.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
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.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
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 ?
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
My friends are my estate.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
All you need is love.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
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.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
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.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
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.