Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
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To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
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.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
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.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
To know me is to love me.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Life is what you make it.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
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 !
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
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.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
You become what you think about.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
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
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
The best things in life are not things.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
The sun will come up tomorrow
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.