When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Live your dreams.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
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.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The past does not equal the future.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
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.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Old love does not rust.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
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.
Ideas... they have the power
Live life with passion.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.