He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
He who hesitates is lost.
Never say die.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Actions speak louder than words.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Every dog has his day.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Better late than never.
Many hands make light work.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
He who hesitates is lost !
The show must go on.
Experience is the best teacher.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
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What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Your talent is god's gift to you.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Count your blessings.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Love is not selfish.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.