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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The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
No one became poor by giving alms.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Little strokes fell great oaks.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
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.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
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.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
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
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
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
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Remove failure as an option.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
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.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
If you love someone, set them free.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.