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
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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
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.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
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
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
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.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
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
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
The road to success is always under construction.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.