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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The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
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.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Many hands make light work.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
The best things in life are not things.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The best way out is always through.
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 the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
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.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
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.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.