To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
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The best things in life are free.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
He who hesitates is lost !
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
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.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
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.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
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 ?
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.