Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
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Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
The past does not equal the future.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
There is no substitute for hard work.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
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."
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Practice makes perfect.
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
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.