Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
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When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
My friends are my estate.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Love is perfect kindness
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
I know that I will die laughing.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
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.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -