We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
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.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Never, never, never give up.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Kind words conquer.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
I saw and loved.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Practice makes perfect.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Follow your dreams.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
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.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.