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.
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The giving of love is an education in itself.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
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
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
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.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
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
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Slow but steady wins the race.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Live with passion !
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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 starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
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
The best proof of love is trust.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
My friends are my estate.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.