The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
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And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Whatever you are be a good one.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
In love beggar and king are equal.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Love is the whole and more than all.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
What's meant to be will always find a way
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.