Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
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The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
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.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Experience is the best teacher.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Success is never wondering what if.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
We can only learn to love by loving.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
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.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
We will either find a way or make one.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
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.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
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.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Nothing succeeds like success.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
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.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Actions speak louder than words.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.