A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
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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.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
You complete me.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Do what you love and the money will follow
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
It's never too late.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
No pain, No gain.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Never complain about what you permit.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
High expectations are the key to everything.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The sun will come up tomorrow
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.