You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
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.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Make the second effort your second nature.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Love understands all languages.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
The heart that loves is always young.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
No pain, No gain.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
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
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
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.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
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.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.