The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
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Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Hope springs eternal.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
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.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
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.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
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.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
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 ?'
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
They alone live, who live for others.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
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.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.