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Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
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
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Better late than never.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
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
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
I think therefore I am
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Reach for the stars.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
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
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
He who stops being better stops being good.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Live your dreams.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?