Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
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.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
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.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Where there is love there is life.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.