Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
The best way out is always through.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Love knows no bounds.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
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
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
They can because they think they can.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Let thy words be few.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.