Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
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I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love, two minds without a single thought.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
The heart that loves is always young.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
The best way out is always through.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
The best things in life are free.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Love understands all languages.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
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.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Live your dreams.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
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.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Love sees roses without thorns.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
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
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.