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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If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
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
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
You become what you think about.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
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.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The best things in life are not things.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Seek first to understand, then be understood
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Where there's life, there's hope.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Keep away from small 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.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Love knows no bounds.
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.
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.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you're going through hell, keep going.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.