Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Faith can move mountains.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Think and grow rich.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
You had me at hello.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
We will either find a way or make one.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
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.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
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) .
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
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.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
You become what you think about.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're as old as you behave.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
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.
Life is what you make it.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.