Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
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Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
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.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Make the second effort your second nature.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
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.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
No matter where you go, there you are.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Fortune favors the brave.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
For with god all things are possible.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The sun will come up tomorrow
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
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.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
No man is wise enough by himself.
The heart that loves is always young.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.