Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
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They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
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.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Live with passion !
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.