Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Fortune favors the brave.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
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Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
There's no abiding success without commitment.
There is time for everything.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
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.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Love those who love you.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
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
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
You are what you think about all day long.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
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.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
He who hesitates is lost.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word 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.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
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
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.