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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Success is a journey not a destination.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Believe in yourself.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Work is love made manifest.
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
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
May you live all the days of your life.
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.
In love beggar and king are equal.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.