Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
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Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
You become what you think about.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
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.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best things in life are not things.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
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.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
My heart is ever at your service.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
You had me at hello.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
I think therefore I am
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If it is to be it is up to me.
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.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
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
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Roll with the punches.
Remove failure as an option.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Security is a kind of death.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.