There is no luck except where there is discipline.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
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Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Hope springs eternal.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
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.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Real love stories never have endings.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
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 can dream it, you can do it.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Be Here Now.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
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.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
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
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
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
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Where there's life, there's hope.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.