Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
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Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Happiness is a state of mind.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Love conquers all.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Reach for the stars.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Think and grow rich.
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.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Love those who love you.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
The show must go on.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Where there's life, there's hope.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
He who hesitates is lost !
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
This too, shall pass.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.