The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
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To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
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
May you live all the days of your life.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
After your jump, the net appears.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
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.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
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.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Life is what you make it.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
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.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
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.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
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
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
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.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
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.