Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
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Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
For Love is Immortality.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Well done is better than well said.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
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.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Let thy words be few.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.