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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You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
The road to success is always under construction.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
The ready back gets all the loads.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
It is always your next move.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
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.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
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.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Fortune and love favor the brave.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Begin with the end in mind.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
The heart that loves is always young.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
There is no education like adversity.
A simple I love you means more than money.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.