Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
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The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
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
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
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
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
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.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Fortune favors the brave.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
No one became poor by giving alms.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
My heart is ever at your service.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Believe in yourself.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.