Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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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.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
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
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Honesty is the best image.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
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.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
They are able because they think they are able.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
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
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Action is the antidote to despair.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
It ain't over till it's over.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Be who you are in every situation.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
They alone live, who live for others.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.