Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
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Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Our only security is in our ability to change.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
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.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Whatever it takes !
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
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.
For with god all things are possible.
Kind words conquer.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Be who you are in every situation.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Anything is possible.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
High expectations are the key to everything.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.