A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
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There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
They can because they think they can.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
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.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Real love stories never have endings.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
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
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Action is the antidote to despair.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you love someone, set them free.
The book you don't read cant help.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
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.
We can only learn to love by loving.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.