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It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
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 dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
No involvement, no commitment.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
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.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
My life is my message.
I saw and loved.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
I scoured many websites, and consulted my friends, my family and our readers for these pearls of wisdom. Now I want to do that again, except this time, I bring to you,
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
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.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
You had me at hello.
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.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Talkers are no good doers.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
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 see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Where there's life, there's hope.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
You only get out what you put in.
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''.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.