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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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.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Love understands all languages.
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.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
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.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The course of true love never did run smooth.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
It ain't over till it's over.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.