Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
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Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
The best way out is always through.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
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
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
It ain't over till it's over.
The show must go on.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
After your jump, the net appears.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
All you need is love.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.