A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
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Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
They can because they think they can.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
He who has hope has everything.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Love that is true never grows old.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
The best proof of love is trust.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
You can do anything you put your mind to.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
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.
It ain't over till it's over.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
The giving of love is an education in itself.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Come, let us make love deathless.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The buck stops here.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Love is a hole in the heart.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.