There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
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Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Only the educated are free.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Believe in yourself.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
You create your reality.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
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.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
My heart is ever at your service.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
There is no education like adversity.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
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.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Our love is here to stay.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
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
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.