Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
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.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
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
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
The best way out is always through.
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.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
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.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Work is love made manifest.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.