From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
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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
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
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.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
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.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
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
Love never claims, it ever gives.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
High expectations are the key to everything.
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
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Live with passion !
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
There is no education like adversity.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
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
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)