The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
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The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Anything is possible.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Follow your dreams.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
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.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
No pain, No gain.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
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.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
It's never too late.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
The best way out is always through.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Live with passion.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.