One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
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It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
You had me at hello.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
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.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Great men are not always wise.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
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.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
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."
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Old love does not rust.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Love is perfect kindness
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
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.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.