Abigail Van Buren Quotes - DoolBug

Abigail Van Buren

Other Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

Anonymous

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental