Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
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Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Truth fears no questions.
You are what you think you are.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
There is no substitute for hard work.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
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
Your talent is god's gift to you.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
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.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
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.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
What ever you are be a good one.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
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.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Love conquers all.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.