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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What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
The loving are the daring.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Be Here Now.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
No pain, No gain.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Nothing succeeds like success.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Every dog has his day.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
You only get out what you put in.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.