It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
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You can observe a lot just by watching.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
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 ?
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
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.
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
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
There is no education like adversity.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
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.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
You become what you think about.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
After your jump, the net appears.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
This is the beginning of a new day.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Adventure is worthwhile.
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 beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.