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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A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
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
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Be Here Now.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
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
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is wise enough by himself.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
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.