Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
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There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
For with god all things are possible.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Never, never, never give up.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Many hands make light work.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
If there is a will, there is a way.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
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.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
You become what you think about.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.