Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
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Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
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.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
You're as old as you behave.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Love is a hole in the heart.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
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
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
You create your reality.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
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.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
You had me at hello.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.