There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
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Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
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
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
This is the beginning of a new day.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
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
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Tough times never last but tough people do.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
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.
Better late than never.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
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.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.