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.
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When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
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.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Great men are not always wise.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Love is letting go of fear.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
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.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You complete me.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
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.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
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)
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.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Whatever it takes !
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Ideas... they have the power
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Love those who love you.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.