In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
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The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I light my candle from their torches.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Attitude determines altitude.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
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
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Do it now !
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
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
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
The road to success is always under construction.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
There are no gains without pains.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.