The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
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Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
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.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
He who hesitates is lost.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
No man is wise enough by himself.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Laughter is the best medicine.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Well done is better than well said.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Love those who love you.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Union gives strength.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
If it is to be it is up to me.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.