Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
All work is empty save when there is love.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
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My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
They can because they think they can.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
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 !
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Seize the day.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Fortune and love favor the brave.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
We will either find a way or make one.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
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.
William George Jordan
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.