To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
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And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Success leaves clues.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Success is the child of audacity.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
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.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
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.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
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.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Love is letting go of fear.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.