If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
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Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
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 !
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
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
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are never enough I Love You's.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Never stop dreaming.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Well done is better than well said.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
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.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Without a general an army is lost.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The buck stops here.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
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 ?
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
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.