Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
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Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Hope springs eternal.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
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.'
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
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.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
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.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
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
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
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.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!