Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
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You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
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.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Never complain about what you permit.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
To ask the hard question is simple.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
You only get out what you put in.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
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.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
You had me at hello.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Happiness is a state of mind.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The heart that loves is always young.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Laughter is the best medicine.
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.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up