We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Talkers are no good doers.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
No man is wise enough by himself.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
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
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Never, never, never give up.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Never stop dreaming.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Live life with passion.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
To ask the hard question is simple.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Remove failure as an option.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.