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.
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Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
There is no education like adversity.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
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.
He who hesitates is lost !
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
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.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
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''.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Many hands make light work.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
The show must go on.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
After your jump, the net appears.
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.