The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
To ask the hard question is simple.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Strike while the iron is hot.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
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
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
The beginning is the half of every action.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Many hands make light work.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.