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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The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There are never enough I Love You's.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
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)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Nothing succeeds like success.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
This is the beginning of a new day.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
The best way out is always through.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only the educated are free.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their