There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
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We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
The best way out is always through.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
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.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
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.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Act or accept.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Come, let us make love deathless.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
God doesn't make junk.
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.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.