I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
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Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Think and grow rich.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Seize the day.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Hope springs eternal.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Reach for the stars.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never stop dreaming.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Well done is better than well said.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.