It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
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Your talent is god's gift to you.
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
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Love is a hole in the heart.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
It ain't over till it's over.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
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.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
My friends are my estate.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
There is no education like adversity.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Keep the Faith.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.