A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
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Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Ability is sexless.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Never complain about what you permit.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
None are homely who smile.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
You become what you think about.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
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)
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Whatever it takes !
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
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.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Well done is better than well said.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
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
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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
We tend to live up to our expectations.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.