The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
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Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
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.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
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
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
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
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The best way out is always through.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
The road to success is always under construction.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
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.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.