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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If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
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''.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
You must motivate yourself every day.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Love is the only rational act.
Happy wife, happy life.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
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.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
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.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Life is what you make it.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
When we place blame, we give away our power.
In love beggar and king are equal.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Only the educated are free.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.