Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
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Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
The course of true love never did run smooth.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Where there is love there is life.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Seize the day.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Don't ever give up.
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.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
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.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Hard work pays off.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
You are what you think about all day long.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
My friends are my estate.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Faith can move mountains.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.