The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
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Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
He who hesitates is lost !
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
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
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Work is love made manifest.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
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
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
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.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
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
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.