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.
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Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
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.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
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.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is friendship set on fire.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
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.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
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.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
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.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Success is never wondering what if.
The first duty of love is to listen.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.