The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
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I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Love the giver more than the gift.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
We can only learn to love by loving.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
A bold onset is half the battle.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Love is the whole and more than all.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
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
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faith can move mountains.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
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.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
He who hesitates is lost !
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.