Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
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Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
You can do what you want to do.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
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.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
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.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
No matter where you go, there you are.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
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
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
I think therefore I am
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Attitude is everything.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
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The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Love is a hole in the heart.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
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.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.