Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
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.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Every dog has his day.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Whatever you are be a good one.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What is life without the radiance of love.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
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.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Be who you are in every situation.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Love understands all languages.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The sun will come up tomorrow
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The price of greatness is responsibility.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Success leaves clues.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Love that is true never grows old.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The best way out is always through.
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
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.