Orison Swett Marden
Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.
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All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone.
You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.
No one has a corner on success. It is his who pays the price.
The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.
It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities strong men make them.
I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it.
I have a kind of boring personal life, to the paparazzi anyway, and I don't hang with the cool crowd.
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.
Since I travel so much, it's always great to be home. There's nothing like getting to raid my own refrigerator at two in the morning.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Lord of the Rings was my first experience making movies and at the time, I had no ideas how movies were done. I thought that's the way they're done, so in a way, I had nothing to compare it to.
The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.
For visions come not to polluted eyes.