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Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Come, let us make love deathless.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
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 betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
You are what you think about all day long.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
You become what you think about.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
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
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
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.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
You only get out what you put in.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
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.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Better late than never.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.