Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
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.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Success is a journey not a destination.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
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
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Old love does not rust.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Ideas without action are worthless.
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)
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
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.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
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 am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Honesty is the best image.
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
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Necessity is the mother of invention.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Work is love made manifest.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Love understands all languages.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
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.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.