The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
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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
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
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.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
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.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
It is always your next move.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
What's another word for thesaurus ?
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
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.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.