Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
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.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
All you need is love.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
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.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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.
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.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Never complain about what you permit.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
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.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.