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Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
The buck stops here.
Experience is the best teacher.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
It's never too late.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
I know that I will die laughing.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Begin with the end in mind.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
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 ?
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Act or accept.
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.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
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.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.