We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
You are what you think about all day long.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Security is a kind of death.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Union gives strength.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.