Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
This too, shall pass.
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I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
There are never enough I Love You's.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Never stop dreaming.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
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.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
He who has hope has everything.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
After your jump, the net appears.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
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I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Strike while the iron is hot.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.