And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
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If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
The ready back gets all the loads.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
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.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Great men are not always wise.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
You are what you think about all day long.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
In love beggar and king are equal.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Roll with the punches.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Fortune favors the brave.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Never spend your money before you have it.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.