Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
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Ideas... they have the power
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
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.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Success is never wondering what if.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The show must go on.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
The beginning is the half of every action.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Success is predictable.
Do it now !
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?