Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
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Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Without a general an army is lost.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Honesty is the best image.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
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
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
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.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Whatever it takes !
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
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
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
There are never enough I Love You's.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.