Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
You can do what you want to do.
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A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
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
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
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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.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Hope springs eternal.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
A bold onset is half the battle.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
What's meant to be will always find a way
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.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Honesty is the best image.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Never say die.
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.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
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.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.