Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
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
Success is predictable.
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.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
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.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
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.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
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The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
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
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
There is no substitute for hard work.
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.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
May you live all the days of your life.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Never, never, never give up.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
The best way out is always through.
The loving are the daring.
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.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Where there's life, there's hope.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Be Here Now.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
You only get out what you put in.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
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.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.