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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Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
I know that I will die laughing.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
The beginning is the half of every action.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
My life is my message.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
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?
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
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
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Whatever it takes !
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Procrastination is the thief of time.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Security is a kind of death.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.