In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
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.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
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.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
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
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
I know that I will die laughing.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
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
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.