I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
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Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Think and grow rich.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
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.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Love the giver more than the gift.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
It's never too late.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Make the second effort your second nature.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
All you need is love.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
What is life without the radiance of love.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Count your blessings.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
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In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
They alone live, who live for others.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
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.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Never, never, never give up.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
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.