If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
My life is my message.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Where there is love there is life.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
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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.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
He who hesitates is lost !
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
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
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Keep away from small 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.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
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
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
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.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
No man is wise enough by himself.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
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
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Be who you are in every situation.
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
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.