The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
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Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
They alone live, who live for others.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
He who hesitates is lost.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Think and grow rich.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
What is life without the radiance of love.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who has hope has everything.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
The book you don't read cant help.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
No pain, No gain.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
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
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !