Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
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The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
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.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
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.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
You are what you think about all day long.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
They can because they think they can.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.