If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
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Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
He who has hope has everything.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Begin with the end in mind.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
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.
Count your blessings.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
The best way out is always through.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
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.
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.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Love is letting go of fear.
Believe in yourself.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.