The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Security is a kind of death.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The past does not equal the future.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Experience is the best teacher.
Never say die.
No one became poor by giving alms.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
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 !
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
One man with courage is a majority.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
They can because they think they can.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
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.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.