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.
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Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
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.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
May you live all the days of your life.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
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
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Kind words conquer.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
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
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
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One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
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.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
If you love someone, set them free.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
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 ? ''
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
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.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.