One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Success is never wondering what if.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Do what you love and the money will follow
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
All work is empty save when there is love.
The best things in life are free.
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.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Only the educated are free.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
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 ?
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
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.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
We love because it's the only true adventure.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
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.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Attitude determines altitude.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
It is always your next move.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Don't ever give up.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.