In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Life is a do-it yourself project.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
There is no education like adversity.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
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.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
No involvement, no commitment.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Let thy words be few.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Procrastination is the thief of time.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.