It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Strike while the iron is hot.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
All you need is love.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.