Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
You become what you think about.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Talkers are no good doers.
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.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Live life with passion.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
You complete me.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
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 fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
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
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Make the second effort your second nature.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Practice makes perfect.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Don't water your weeds.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?