Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
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Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
You are what you think about all day long.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
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.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
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.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Reach for the stars.
Success is the child of audacity.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
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.
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.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
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.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
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.