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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Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
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.
Success is never wondering what if.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
They alone live, who live for others.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
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
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Practice makes perfect.
One man with courage is a majority.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.