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You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
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.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
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.
The show must go on.
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.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
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.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
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.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
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)
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
They are able because they think they are able.
It's never too late.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
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
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived