The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
The best way out is always through.
Never stop dreaming.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Live life with passion.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
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.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Let thy words be few.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Love knows no bounds.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Never spend your money before you have it.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
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.
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
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
You're as old as you behave.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
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.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
The road to success is always under construction.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
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.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Reach for the stars.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
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.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.