One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
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To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
One man with courage is a majority.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Faith can move mountains.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
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
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
A woman who is loved always has success.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
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.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
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.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.