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Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
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.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
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.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
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.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Whatever it takes !
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
I light my candle from their torches.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
You're as old as you behave.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
You always succeed in producing a result.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.