Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
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Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
A bold onset is half the battle.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Live with passion !
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Ability is sexless.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Love the giver more than the gift.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
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.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
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.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
You always succeed in producing a result.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
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.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.