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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Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
You can observe a lot just by watching.
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.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Happiness is a state of activity.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Money without brains is always dangerous.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Slow but steady wins the race.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The heart that loves is always young.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Your attitude determines your altitude.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Where there is love there is life.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Never spend your money before you have it.
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.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
Whatever you are be a good one.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.