Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
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Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Life is what you make it.
There are no gains without pains.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
My heart shall be thy garden.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
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.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I light my candle from their torches.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
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.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.