What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Reach for the stars.
The sun will come up tomorrow
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
Talkers are no good doers.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
What's meant to be will always find a way
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
This is the beginning of a new day.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.