Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Love the giver more than the gift.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Hope springs eternal.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
My life is my message.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
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.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
The road to success is always under construction.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
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
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
All you need is love.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
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 !
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Love knows no bounds.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Real love stories never have endings.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Slow but steady wins the race.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
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)
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.