You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
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.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
After your jump, the net appears.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The road to success is always under construction.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The buck stops here.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
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.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Our love is here to stay.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
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
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.