People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
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My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Honesty is the best image.
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.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Believe in yourself.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
There is no education like adversity.
Without a general an army is lost.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Our love is here to stay.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
The past does not equal the future.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Nothing succeeds like success.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
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.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
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
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
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
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Old love does not rust.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.