Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Kind words conquer.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Truth fears no questions.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
The heart that loves is always young.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
The best things in life are free.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
A woman who is loved always has success.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Whatever you are be a good one.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
High expectations are the key to everything.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.