Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
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
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Attitude is everything.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Do what you love and the money will follow
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Union gives strength.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Live with passion !
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
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.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Change your thoughts, change your life.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Seek first to understand, then be understood
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
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)
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.