Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
None are homely who smile.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
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
Whatever it takes !
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
To ask the hard question is simple.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on 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. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
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.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Honesty is the best image.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Let thy words be few.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
You are what you think about all day long.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
There are no gains without pains.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.