Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
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It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
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
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
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
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Live with passion.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Find the good -- and praise it.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
The best way out is always through.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
No man is wise enough by himself.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
The past does not equal the future.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
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
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
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.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Love is a hole in the heart.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
There is no substitute for hard work.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
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.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.