It's easy to get the players; it's getting them to play together that's the tough part
The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through.
-Harry A. Overstreet
You can't expect to prevent negative feelings altogether. And you can't expect to experience positive feelings all the time. The Law of Emotional Choice directs us to acknowledge our feelings but also to refuse to get stuck in the negative ones.
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Brains aren't designed to get result; they go in directions. If you know how the brain works you can set your own directions. If you don't, then someone else will.
The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.
-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't -- it just keeps you from enjoying it.
-Isaac Bashevis Singer
Honest people will respect us for our merit: the public, for our luck.
-Francois De La Rochefoucauld
They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed.
Disobedience, in the eyes of any one who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.
It (racing) is a matter of spirit, not strength. It is a matter of doing your best each little moment. There's never a break. You must have desire, a very intense desire to keep going.
Business leaders often get credit for the successful decisions that were forced on them.
-Oliver A. Fick
Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.
~ Henry David Thoreau
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.
I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu. [On the subject of her early aspirations]
Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-idea individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.
-Corinne Roosevelt Robinson
Denial to certitude is the go ahead of castigation.
Show me a fighter who's nothing but heart, and i'll show you a man waiting for a beating.
-Million Dollar Baby
For one man is my world of all the men this wide world holds; O love, my world is you.
It contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
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