Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
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What ever you are be a good one.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
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.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
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.
To ask the hard question is simple.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
There is no substitute for hard work.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Nothing succeeds like success.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Better late than never.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
A simple I love you means more than money.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.