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The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
None are homely who smile.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
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
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Roll with the punches.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the 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.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One man with courage is a majority.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
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)
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
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
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best way out is always through.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
You must motivate yourself every day.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.