The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
My heart shall be thy garden.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Adventure is worthwhile.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
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
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
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
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
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.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
You must motivate yourself every day.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
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
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
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.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.