Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
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.
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But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Faith can move mountains.
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 wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Love is the only rational act.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Trent, Swingers (1996)
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
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.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
You are what you think you are.
Hard work pays off.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Keep away from small 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.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.