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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Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Do it now !
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Great men are not always wise.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love is the only rational act.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Act or accept.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
You are what you think about all day long.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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 is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Never, never, never give up.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a do-it yourself project.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
For with god all things are possible.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
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
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.