A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
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The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
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
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Whatever you are be a good one.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
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.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
I think therefore I am
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You are what you think about all day long.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
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.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.