Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Count your blessings.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Our love is here to stay.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
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
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Only the educated are free.
The first duty of love is to listen.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Honesty is the best image.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
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.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Seize the day.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
The past does not equal the future.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
May you live all the days of your life.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
They can because they think they can.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.