I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
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Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Slow but steady wins the race.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
It's never too late.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
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
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
The heart that loves is always young.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Many hands make light work.
Happy wife, happy life.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
There is no education like adversity.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
No man is wise enough by himself.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.