Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
A healthy outside starts from the inside
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Hope springs eternal.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
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
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
He who hesitates is lost.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.