Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
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.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Many hands make light work.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
He who hesitates is lost.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Love that is true never grows old.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
Come, let us make love deathless.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
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
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
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 !
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
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)
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.