Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
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Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Keep the Faith.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
You had me at hello.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
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 passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
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
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
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
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Reach for the stars.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep away from small 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.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
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 ?
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.