Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
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The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seize the day.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
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.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
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
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The buck stops here.
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
If it is to be it is up to me.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Better late than never.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
You always succeed in producing a result.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Adventure is worthwhile.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.