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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The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
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.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
There are no gains without pains.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
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.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Many hands make light work.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Honesty is the best image.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
You become what you think about.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.