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Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
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.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Fortune favors the brave.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.