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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Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
I know that I will die laughing.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Love that is true never grows old.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
The book you don't read cant help.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
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 ?
Our only security is in our ability to change.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Love is the only rational act.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ideas... they have the power
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Truth fears no questions.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Action is the antidote to despair.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.