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.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
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
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Our love is here to stay.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Above all to thine own self be true.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
You are what you think you are.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Union gives strength.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Change comes from within.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
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.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
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 greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.