A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
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
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is wise enough by himself.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Do what you love and the money will follow
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
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.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Remove failure as an option.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Never spend your money before you have it.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Strike while the iron is hot.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
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.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Actions speak louder than words.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
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 ? '
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.