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Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
You become what you think about.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
All you need is love.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
The buck stops here.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
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
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
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
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
The first duty of love is to listen.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What ever you are be a good one.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Faith can move mountains.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.