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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Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Love those who love you.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Love is perfect kindness
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Practice makes perfect.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
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
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.