Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
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.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
It's never too late.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is not selfish.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
The heart that loves is always young.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
You're as old as you behave.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
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.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Well done is better than well said.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
Great men are not always wise.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Love is perfect kindness
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
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.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Life is what you make it.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.