They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
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Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
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.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
No pain, No gain.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Without a general an army is lost.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
There is no education like adversity.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
He who hesitates is lost !
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
For with god all things are possible.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
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.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
You must motivate yourself every day.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Love is perfect kindness
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My life is my message.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
You become what you think about.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
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.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The best things in life are free.
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.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.