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
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
There are no gains without pains.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
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.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
The past does not equal the future.
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
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Don't ever give up.
Seize the day.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.