The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
The first duty of love is to listen.
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A woman who is loved always has success.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
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.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
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.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Do it now !
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Obstacles are great incentives.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Change comes from within.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
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.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
What's another word for thesaurus ?
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Never spend your money before you have it.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
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.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Success is a journey not a destination.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.