There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
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All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
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
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are no gains without pains.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
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.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I saw and loved.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
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.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Do what you love and the money will follow
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
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
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Obstacles are great incentives.
The past does not equal the future.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.