Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
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Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
What ever you are be a good one.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
He who stops being better stops being good.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
I think therefore I am
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Live with passion !
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Hope springs eternal.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Love those who love you.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Don't ever give up.
A simple I love you means more than money.
There is time for everything.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.