Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
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I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
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 have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
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.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Never spend your money before you have it.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
We love because it's the only true adventure.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The best things in life are free.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a do-it yourself project.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
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.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?