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End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Count your blessings.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Great men are not always wise.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
Attitude determines altitude.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Faith can move mountains.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
If it is to be it is up to me.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
The best way out is always through.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Live life with passion.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.