We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Whatever it takes !
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
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.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
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.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
No one became poor by giving alms.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.