There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
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For with god all things are possible.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
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.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Actions speak louder than words.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
They can because they think they can.
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
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)