Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
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If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
The road to success is always under construction.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
God doesn't make junk.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
I know that I will die laughing.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Success is a journey not a destination.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
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.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
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.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Many hands make light work.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
You are what you think about all day long.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
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 !
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.