No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Union gives strength.
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I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Attitude is everything.
Better late than never.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Success is predictable.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
No involvement, no commitment.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Life is what you make it.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Live with passion !
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
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.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
There is no substitute for hard work.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Union gives strength.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?