Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
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Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
There are never enough I Love You's.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
It's never too late.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
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.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
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.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
After your jump, the net appears.
You create your reality.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.