Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
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We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
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.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
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
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
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.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
You are what you think you are.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
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
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
If it is to be it is up to me.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
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.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
The loving are the daring.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.