Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
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Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
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.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Be the best that you can be.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
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 ?
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Ideas... they have the power
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
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.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
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) .
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
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.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !