O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
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Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
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.
Believe in yourself.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
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.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You are what you think you are.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
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.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
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.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
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.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
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
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
He who stops being better stops being good.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Where there's life, there's hope.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
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.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.