If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
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.
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Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
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
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
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.
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.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Real love stories never have endings.
Well done is better than well said.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
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.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
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Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
You become what you think about.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.