You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You complete me.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
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.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
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.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
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
Attitude is everything.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
The way we see the problem is the problem.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
The hottest love has the coldest end.
There is no education like adversity.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.