We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Well done is better than well said.
Do it now !
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Live your dreams.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
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.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
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)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
It's never too late.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
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
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
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.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
If it is to be it is up to me.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.