Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
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First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Be Here Now.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Success is never wondering what if.
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.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
The buck stops here.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
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.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Success is predictable.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
All work is empty save when there is love.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.