When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
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Work is love made manifest.
Love understands all languages.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
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.
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.
The show must go on.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
You can do what you want to do.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Live with passion !
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Fortune favors the brave.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
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.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
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.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
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Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.