Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
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One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
There is no substitute for hard work.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Fortune favors the brave.
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.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
The buck stops here.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
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
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Love sees roses without thorns.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
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
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.