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Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
The buck stops here.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
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
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Love the giver more than the gift.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
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.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Anything is possible.
This is the beginning of a new day.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.