If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
It ain't over till it's over.
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Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
They are able because they think they are able.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
The hottest love has the coldest end.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
My friends are my estate.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on 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. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.