We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
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If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Ideas without action are worthless.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
For Love is Immortality.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The show must go on.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
No matter where you go, there you are.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
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.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Well done is better than well said.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
The loving are the daring.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
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
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
They are able because they think they are able.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought