People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
Attitude is everything.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Love understands all languages.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Don't ever give up.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
A healthy outside starts from the inside
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
He who has hope has everything.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is not selfish.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.