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.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
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.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Love conquers all.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Faith can move mountains.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Old love does not rust.
Love understands all languages.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
There is no education like adversity.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
To ask the hard question is simple.
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.
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A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Come, let us make love deathless.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
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.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Success is predictable.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
The best way out is always through.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.