A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
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If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Trent, Swingers (1996)
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
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
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
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
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
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.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
It is always your next move.
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.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
You become what you think about.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Happy wife, happy life.
I think therefore I am
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.