And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
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We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
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.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Love conquers all.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
God doesn't make junk.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
It is always your next move.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
I know that I will die laughing.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
You become what you think about.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adventure is worthwhile.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Union gives strength.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
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.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Procrastination is the thief of time.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
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
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To ask the hard question is simple.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
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.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.