Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
My heart shall be thy garden.
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Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
You can do what you want to do.
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
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Reach for the stars.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
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.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
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
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
It's always darkest before the dawn.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
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.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
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
Do what you love and the money will follow
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.