Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
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 ? ''
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
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.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The best things in life are free.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
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.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Follow your dreams.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
The course of true love never did run smooth.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Honesty is the best image.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
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.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.