99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
A writer needs a pen, an artist needs a brush, but a filmmaker needs an army.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Anyone who makes up their mind about an issue before they hear the issue is a fool.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Children make your life important.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is pass'd in sleep.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Fake it until you make it.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Give up trying to make me give up
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
I drink to make other people more interesting.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
I'm sorry this letter is so long, I didn't have time to make it shorter.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Make today worth remembering.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Only a woman can make you feel wrong for doing something right.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Practice makes perfect, but nobody's perfect, so why practice?
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobodys perfect so I stopped practicing.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might have to make a choice between being heard and being loved.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
You cannot win in a fight against women, cause men have a need to make sense.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.