Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
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Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
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.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
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.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
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
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
The show must go on.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
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
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no education like adversity.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Attitude determines altitude.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
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
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.