Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
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Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
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 gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
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.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
You had me at hello.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
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 earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Every dog has his day.
They alone live, who live for others.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Be who you are in every situation.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.