Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
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Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
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
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
One man with courage is a majority.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
The ready back gets all the loads.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
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.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
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.
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.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
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.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.