No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
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Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's always a way - if you're committed.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
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.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
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
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
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.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
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.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Success is the child of audacity.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Nothing succeeds like success.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
He who hesitates is lost.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
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.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.