The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
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Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Well done is better than well said.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
I saw and loved.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
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.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
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.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
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.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Ability is sexless.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Experience is the best teacher.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
After your jump, the net appears.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.