Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
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Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
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.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
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.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
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.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
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.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
There is no education like adversity.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
After your jump, the net appears.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.