The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
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The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
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.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
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
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
My heart is ever at your service.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
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.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
You are what you think you are.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
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.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
He who hesitates is lost !
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
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
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
A bold onset is half the battle.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
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.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Whatever it takes !
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.