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Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
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 my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
The first duty of love is to listen.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fortune and love favor the brave.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Happy wife, happy life.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
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.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Do what you love and the money will follow
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Do it now !
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
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.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Come, let us make love deathless.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.