A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
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People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
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
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
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.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
The heart that loves is always young.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Love is letting go of fear.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Love is a hole in the heart.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Old love does not rust.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
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 consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.