If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
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Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Our love is here to stay.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
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.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Seize the day.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Be Here Now.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Don't water your weeds.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
After your jump, the net appears.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.