The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
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.
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The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
They can because they think they can.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
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.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
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 ?'
Ideas... they have the power
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Roll with the punches.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Do or do not, there is no try.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.