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.
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Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
You become what you think about.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
For Love is Immortality.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Love is the whole and more than all.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
The successful man is the average man, focused.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The book you don't read cant help.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Attitude is everything.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
You're as old as you behave.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Be who you are in every situation.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Love like there is no tomorrow.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that 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.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Great men are not always wise.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?