A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Fortune favors the brave.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Keep the Faith.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
We can only learn to love by loving.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Love those who love you.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Love is the whole and more than all.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
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.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
He who hesitates is lost !
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.