Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
You become what you think about.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
You become what you think about.
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Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Keep the Faith.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Change comes from within.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
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.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Obstacles are great incentives.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.