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
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Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Old love does not rust.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
You're as old as you behave.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
The book you don't read cant help.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
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 was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
No involvement, no commitment.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.