That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
High expectations are the key to everything.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Success leaves clues.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
What's another word for thesaurus ?
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
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.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
A bold onset is half the battle.
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.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
The beginning is the half of every action.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
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Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.