The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
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Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
If there is a will, there is a way.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
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.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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.
Security is a kind of death.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
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
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
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.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Be who you are in every situation.
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
Above all to thine own self be true.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
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.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Work is love made manifest.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
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
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction