Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
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Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
All you need is love.
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
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
They are able because they think they are able.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Reach for the stars.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
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.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
It is always your next move.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Friendship is not born of words alone.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Love understands all languages.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Truth fears no questions.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
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Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.