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Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
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.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
They are able because they think they are able.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
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.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Live life with passion.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
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
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
After your jump, the net appears.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.