The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
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Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
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.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
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.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
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.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
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.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
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.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
You complete me.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
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.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
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
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.