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To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
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)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Never stop dreaming.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
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.
Well done is better than well said.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Think and grow rich.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Ability is sexless.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.