Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
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You must tolerate that which you can not change.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Don't water your weeds.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
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
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
You are what you think you are.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Success is never wondering what if.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
The best proof of love is trust.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
There is no education like adversity.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.