Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
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.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
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.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
There is time for everything.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
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.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
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.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Count your blessings.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
To ask the hard question is simple.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
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
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.