There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
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Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
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
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
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.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
He who has hope has everything.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Let thy words be few.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Laughter is the best medicine.
The heart that loves is always young.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
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.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
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.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.