Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
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I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Our love is here to stay.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
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Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
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
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Love is the only rational act.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
This is the beginning of a new day.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
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.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
May you live all the days of your life.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Happy wife, happy life.
Real love stories never have endings.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !