The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
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Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
We must be the change we wish to see.
For with god all things are possible.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
I know that I will die laughing.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Practice makes perfect.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
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.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.