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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You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Be who you are in every situation.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
No pain, No gain.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
The heart that loves is always young.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Better late than never.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Faith can move mountains.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.