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.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
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.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
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When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
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The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
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.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
There's always a way - if you're committed.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
He who hesitates is lost !
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Love those who love you.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
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.