We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
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Many hands make light work.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
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.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Count your blessings.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Actions speak louder than words.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
There is no education like adversity.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Without a general an army is lost.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.