And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
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Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Love those who love you.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Don't water your weeds.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Above all to thine own self be true.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
We will either find a way or make one.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The past does not equal the future.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
There is time for everything.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Happy wife, happy life.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The show must go on.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.