Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
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Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
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.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
It is always your next move.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Make the second effort your second nature.
The best proof of love is trust.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The beginning is the half of every action.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Love understands all languages.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
If you love someone, set them free.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The loving are the daring.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.