The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
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Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
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.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Our love is here to stay.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Love is letting go of fear.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
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.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
He who has hope has everything.
Count your blessings.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Ability is sexless.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Every dog has his day.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.