A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
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Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
There is no education like adversity.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
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.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
You become what you think about.
Be Here Now.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
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.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
If there is a will, there is a way.
If you love someone, set them free.
It is always your next move.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
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.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real love stories never have endings.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
There are no gains without pains.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
You only get out what you put in.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.