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The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
What is life without the radiance of love.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
None are homely who smile.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
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 ?'
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Never stop dreaming.
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.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
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.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.