There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
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Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
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.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
For Love is Immortality.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Do it now !
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.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
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.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
If it is to be it is up to me.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
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
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
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.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Honesty is the best image.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.