The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
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You become what you think about.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
The best things in life are free.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
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
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Find the good -- and praise it.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
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.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
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
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Fortune favors the brave.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.