The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
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Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
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
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
If there is a will, there is a way.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Live with passion.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Keep the Faith.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Fortune favors the brave.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
They can because they think they can.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .