What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Slow but steady wins the race.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
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
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
A bold onset is half the battle.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Without a general an army is lost.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Actions speak louder than words.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
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)
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Nothing succeeds like success.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
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.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.