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“It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.”
“- Adm. Chester W. Nimitz: Mr. President, with all respect, sir. What you're asking can't be done.
[the president attempts to disengage his wheelchair leg braces and stand]
- George: [tries to aid the president] Mr. President...
- Roosevelt: Get back, George. Get back. [struggles to stand but is able to stand erect] Do not tell me it can't be done.”
“You've got more balls than a Chinese ping-pong tournament.”
“Nothing in this world can take the place of good old persistence. Talent won't. Nothing's more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius won't. Unrecognized genius is practically a cliche. Education won't. Why the world is full of educated fools. Persistence and determination alone are all powerful.”
“You gotta take chances for the things you care about.”
“From the souls of your feet, with every ounce of blood you've got in your body, lay it on the line until the final whistle blows. And if you do that, if you do that, we cannot lose. We may be behind on the scoreboard at the end of the game but if you play like that we cannot be defeated.”
“Nothing happens until I make it happen.”
“We must face tomorrow, whatever it may hold, with determination, joy and bravery”
“You have a gift for language, Mr. Riley. But talent is a common thing. People waste it every day. They abuse it. They take it for granted. Success comes not from what God has given you but what you do with it. It's really up to you.”
“Never give up and good luck will find you.”
“What really matters is that you do what you think is right, what you believe in, and you surround yourself with the people you care about in this world. That's what counts in this life.”
“Sometimes when we push away, that is when we most need to be resisted.”
“I'm going up and up and up - and nobody's going to pull me down!”
“Be who you want to be. Be proud. And if you find someone worth holding on to, never, ever, let them go. Follow your own path, wherever that takes you.”
“- Elizabeth Marston: What we want can never happen.
- William Moulton Marston: Why not?
- Elizabeth Marston: Because the world won't let it.
- William Moulton Marston: The world can't stop us.”
“Nothin' a man can't do if he sets his mind to it. Never say die. That's my motto!”
“Sometimes I think you just have to decide if you're going to stand up and get on with it or if you're going to be crushed and threatened.”
“- Vivian: Why did you have to go on?
- Marlowe: Too many people told me to stop.”
“Just do your best. I find that if I set that goal for myself and no one else, I feel good.”
“The harder you try, the better the impression you set on the people around you.”