The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
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Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Success is a journey not a destination.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
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.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
The best way out is always through.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
There are no gains without pains.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
How far you go in life depends on you 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
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
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
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
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
Pep without purpose is piffle.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Well done is better than well said.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
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.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.