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When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
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.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
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.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
The book you don't read cant help.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Kind words conquer.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Follow your dreams.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Success is the child of audacity.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
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.