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An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
There is no education like adversity.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
There is no substitute for hard work.
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.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Well done is better than well said.
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.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Whatever it takes !
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
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.