Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It is never too late to be what we might have been
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
After your jump, the net appears.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
My life is my message.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
The sun will come up tomorrow
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Live your dreams.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
He who stops being better stops being good.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.