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204 Education & Learning Leonardo DiCaprio School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn Show Edit
205 Education & Learning George Carlin Respect and Obedience should not be automatic. They should be earned Show Edit
206 Education & Learning George Carlin We believe in stupid things because we are pounded ideas as children. Kids are too young to argue against ideas from adults. Up to a certain age, kids believe everything grown-ups tell them. EVERYTHING. So they don't learn how to question things. They become adults, they still don't question things Show Edit
207 Education & Learning George Carlin Children should be taught to question everything they read and hear. They should be taught to question authority. Parents and teachers don't want to teach kids to question authority because they themselves are authority figures. So they don't want to undermine their own bullshit inside the household and classrooms. So they stroke the kid, the kid strokes them, they all stroke each other and they all grow up fucked up and come to shows like this Show Edit
209 Failure Bruce Lee Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail. Show Edit
210 Failure Batman Why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up Show Edit
211 Failure Michael Jordan I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Show Edit
212 Failure Confucius "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall" Show Edit
213 Failure Soichiro Honda Success is 99 percent failure Show Edit
214 Failure Steve Jobs "I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter into one of the most creative periods of my life. I'm pretty sure none of Pixar or the most creative things I've accomplished in life would have happened if I hadn't been fired from Apple. It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith" Show Edit
215 Failure Dale Carnegie Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success Show Edit
216 Failure Charlie Chaplin Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself Show Edit
217 Failure Bill Gates Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning Show Edit
218 Failure Winston Churchill Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm Show Edit
219 Failure Paulo Coelho There is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for Show Edit
220 Failure J. K. Rowling Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy to finishing the only work that mattered to me. Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one area where I truly belonged. I was set free, because my greatest fear had been realized, and I was still alive, and I still had a daughter whom I adored, and I had an old typewriter, and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. Show Edit
221 Failure J. K. Rowling It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default Show Edit
222 Failure Malcolm Forbes Failure is success if we learn from it Show Edit
223 Failure George Burns I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate Show Edit
224 Failure Henry Ford When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it Show Edit
225 Failure Japanese Proverb 人生七転び八起き Show Edit
226 Failure Unknown "Great athletes don't let missed shots bother them on the next shot. Remember that you did the best with your ability at the time, learn from it and move on. " Show Edit
227 Forgiveness Buddha He who knows and understands all forgives all Show Edit
229 Forgiveness Mahatma Gandhi The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong Show Edit
230 Forgiveness Confucius To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it Show Edit
231 Forgiveness Marcus Aurelius The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. Show Edit
232 Forgiveness Buddha He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes Show Edit
233 Forgiveness Buddha Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule Show Edit
234 Forgiveness Naruto 己を許し本当の自分を認める者。それこそが本当の強者だ - Uchiha Itachi Show Edit
235 Forgiveness Oscar Wilde "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much." Show Edit
236 God Bible I can do all things through Him who gives me strength - Philippians 4:13 Show Edit
237 God Bible 내게 능력 주시는 자 안에서 내가 모든 것을 할 수 있느니라 빌립보서 4장 13절 Show Edit
238 God Bible Some pretend to be rich, yet have nothing; others pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth. Proverbs 13:7 Show Edit
239 God Alexandre Dumas "For the happy man prayer is only a jumble of words, until the day when sorrow comes to explain to him the sublime language by means of which he speaks to God." - The Count of Monte Cristo Show Edit
240 Growth Nietzche Shedding one's skin. The snake that cannot shed its skin perishes. So do the spirits who are prevented from changing their opinions Show Edit
241 Growth Stephen Covey Think of a problem you have in your life right now. Identify the first step you can take in your Influence to solve it and then take that step Show Edit
242 Growth Jeremy Aldana "A man's spirit is free, but his pride binds him with chains of suffocation in a prison of his own insecurities" Show Edit
243 Growth Leo Tolstoy Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself Show Edit
244 Growth Lao Tzu Great talents ripen late Show Edit
245 Growth Lao Tzu Going forward seems like retreat; The highest Virtue seems empty and inadequate Show Edit
246 Growth Confucius The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has Show Edit
247 Growth Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life. Show Edit
248 Growth Bruce Lee If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them Show Edit
249 Growth Phillips Brooks Some day, in years to come, you will be wrestling with the great temptation, or trembling under the great sorrow of your life. But the real struggle is here, now, in these quiet weeks. Now it is being decided whether, in the day or your supreme sorrow or temptation, you shall miserably fail or gloriously conquer. Character cannot be made except by a steady, long-continued process. Show Edit
250 Growth Bruce Lee It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential Show Edit
251 Change Jim Rohn You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight Show Edit
252 Growth Albert Einstein Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving Show Edit
253 Growth Jim Rohn Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future Show Edit
254 Growth Buddha A jug fills drop by drop Show Edit
255 Growth Jim Rohn When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it. Show Edit
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