To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
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Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Seek first to understand, then be understood
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
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.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Talkers are no good doers.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
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 woman who is loved always has success.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
We must be the change we wish to see.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
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.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.