If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
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.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Honesty is the best image.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
To ask the hard question is simple.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The book you don't read cant help.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
There is time for everything.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Love sees roses without thorns.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
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.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Faith can move mountains.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
You are what you think about all day long.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Don't sweat the small stuff.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.