We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
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Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
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.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
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.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
You become what you think about.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
This is the beginning of a new day.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Success is the child of audacity.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
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.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Without music, life would be a mistake.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.