Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
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I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Life is what you make it.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
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.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Union gives strength.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
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.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My life is my message.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Better late than never.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
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.
Let thy words be few.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
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.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.