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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The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
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.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
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
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
The beginning is the half of every action.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
We can only learn to love by loving.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
I saw and loved.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
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
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
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.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.