The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
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I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Trent, Swingers (1996)
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
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.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
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.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
What ever you are be a good one.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
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.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
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To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything is possible.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
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.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.