To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
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The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Reach for the stars.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Attitude is everything.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
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.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Do or do not, there is no try.
No man is wise enough by himself.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
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
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.