We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
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.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
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The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
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.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Think and grow rich.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Work is love made manifest.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Success is the child of audacity.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.