Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Truth fears no questions.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Never complain about what you permit.
Follow your dreams.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
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.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
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.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
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
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
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.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.