Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
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Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
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 must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
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''.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
God doesn't make junk.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Seize the day.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
There is no education like adversity.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
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
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Slow but steady wins the race.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.