Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
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 really matters is what you do with what you have.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Truth fears no questions.
There is time for everything.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
He who hesitates is lost !
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Success is never wondering what if.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
You are what you think you are.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
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.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.