It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Kind words conquer.
This too, shall pass.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Love those who love you.
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.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
You can do what you want to do.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
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
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
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.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Honesty is the best image.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Change comes from within.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The road to success is always under construction.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.