Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
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.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
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If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
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.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
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.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
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.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Don't ever give up.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Love is perfect kindness
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
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.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
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.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Our love is here to stay.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.