Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
The best things in life are free.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
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.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Old love does not rust.
Live your dreams.
The ready back gets all the loads.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.