The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
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All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Well done is better than well said.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
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
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.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
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.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Love is perfect kindness
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
It ain't over till it's over.
Ability is sexless.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Begin with the end in mind.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
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.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.