Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
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A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Live your dreams.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
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.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
For with god all things are possible.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
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.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
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.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
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.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Live with passion !
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
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.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
The best things in life are free.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
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.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.