You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Where there is love there is life.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Live your dreams.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
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.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
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
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
Success is the child of audacity.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
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
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
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.
High expectations are the key to everything.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
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
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
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.
Live with passion !
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
You complete me.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.