May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
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In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The road to success is always under construction.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Love conquers all.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Love is friendship set on fire.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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.
The best things in life are free.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
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 thy neighbour as thyself.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
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.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
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 all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
None are homely who smile.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Truth fears no questions.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
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.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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.