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You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
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.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
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 oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
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.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
I think therefore I am
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Love is the whole and more than all.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Live your dreams.
The past does not equal the future.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
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.
All you need is love.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?