Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
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After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
The best way out is always through.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
This too, shall pass.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
The unexamined life is not worth living.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
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'.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is never wondering what if.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
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
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Success is predictable.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.