You Quotes

You Quotes by Henry Ford, Jim Lovell, John Barrow, Mitch Hedberg, George Bernard Shaw, Elbert Hubbard and many others.

You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
If you never try, you’ll never know what you are capable of.
An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
The climb might be tough and challenging,but the view is worth it. There is a purpose for that pain; you just can’t always see it right away.
Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody‘s watching.
You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
I believe that in life, you have to give things your best shot, do your best. You have to focus on what needs to be done, do the right thing, not the popular thing.
They may forget what you said – but they will never forget how you made them feel.
Carl W. Buehner
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.
We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
Re-examine all that you have been told… dismiss that which insults your soul.
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Rice is great if you’re really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.
Employees are a company‘s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven‘t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
You know what’s funny to me? Attitude.
Wherever you go, your memories from the place you grew up in always remain special.
Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.
Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
Just keep going. You never know how far you can go.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that’s beautiful.
My very best friend died in a car accident when I was 16 years old. That was the hardest blow emotionally that I have ever had to endure. Suddenly, you realize tomorrow might not come. Now I live by the motto, ‘Today is what I have.’
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.
Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
Only the disciplined ones in life are free. If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and your passions.
There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.
You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
My parents couldn’t give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I’ve definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that’s where you’ll find success – on the far side of failure.
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.
It’s really not about what you have. It’s about how you’re able to enjoy life in general.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.
You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.
Life is not what you expect: it is made up of the most unexpected twists and turns.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in.
The way you dress is an expression of your personality.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.
Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.
Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking… is freedom.
I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place.
Would you believe in what you believe in if you were the only one who believed it?
A good restaurant is like a vacation; it transports you, and it becomes a lot more than just about the food.
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.
It’s about you. If you win, it’s you; if you lose, it’s you. Black and white. Nowhere to hide.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.
He who angers you conquers you.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
Unless you have bad times, you can’t appreciate the good times.
If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
You may delay, but time will not.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
True friends stab you in the front.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Are you really sure that a floor can’t also be a ceiling?
As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.
Life is a lot like jazz… it’s best when you improvise.
It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.
I think you can make fun of anything except things people can’t help. They can’t help their race or their sex or their age, so you ridicule their pretension or their ego instead. You can ridicule ideas – ideas don’t have feelings. You can ridicule an idea that someone holds without hurting them.
If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.
Nothing will work unless you do.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
I don’t see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find?
How do you tell a communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.
If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today.
If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
Live the life you’ve dreamed.
You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Life moves so fast. You gotta document the good times, man.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
The government is us; we are the government, you and I.
Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Believe in yourself, listen to your gut, and do what you love.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
If you are a chef, no matter how good a chef you are, it’s not good cooking for yourself; the joy is in cooking for others – it’s the same with music.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Once your mind and body is healthy, it creates a freedom that helps you enjoy life.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.
Once you label me you negate me.
If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem.
Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.
I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you’re on it.
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
Like what you do, and then you will do your best.
God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually. He will give you what you need when it is needed.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.
Do what you need to do and enjoy life as it happens.
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.
Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth.
Life is too short to do the things you don’t love doing.
Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.
If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
If you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I don’t tell people, ‘You’re okay the way that you are.’ That’s not the right story. The right story is, ‘You’re way less than you could be.’
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
The value of life is not in its duration, but in its donation. You are not important because of how long you live, you are important because of how effective you live.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations – one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it – you will regret both.
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
With consistency and reps and routine you’re going to achieve your goals and get where you want to be.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.
Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
You can either be a host to God, or a hostage to your ego. It’s your call.
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
I think you create your own hipness.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
When you have a dream that you can’t let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work, They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you’re willing to do that.
You can really only enjoy life when you’re extremely busy.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.
Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.
Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent‘s fate.
It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.
See, when you drive home today, you’ve got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you’ve got a little bitty rearview mirror. And the reason the windshield is so large and the rearview mirror is so small is because what’s happened in your past is not near as important as what’s in your future.
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.
I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back.
Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.
Adopt responsibility for your own well-being, try to put your family together, try to serve your community, try to seek for eternal truth… That’s the sort of thing that can ground you in your life, enough so that you can withstand the difficulty of life.
You’re only as good as your last haircut.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town.
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
If you believe in yourself anything is possible.
The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.
You can’t fix stupid.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
When you’re green, your growing. When you’re ripe, you rot.
Man gives you the award but God gives you the reward.
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
Always believe in yourself and keep going. You don’t have to have the most talent in the world. You don’t have to be the smartest person in the world. If you persist and you persist and you persist, you will be successful.
You can be sexy and feel good in your skin, no matter what size you are.
If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
There’s not a pill you can take; there’s not a class you can go to. Stupid is forever.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Do all you can to make your dreams come true.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
You can’t change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you’re thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain.
Ernesto Bertarelli
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.
I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.
Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.
When you cease to dream you cease to live.
You can observe a lot by just watching.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’
When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
I’m a mirror. If you’re cool with me, I’m cool with you, and the exchange starts. What you see is what you reflect. If you don’t like what you see, then you’ve done something. If I’m standoffish, that’s because you are.
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.
The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful.
You never know God is all you need until God is all you have.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Enjoy the journey and try to get better every day. And don’t lose the passion and the love for what you do.
Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Most importantly, if you feel sexy, you look sexy.
I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.
When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon… must inevitably come to pass!
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.
You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
Life is hard. After all, it kills you.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.
You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.
My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you’re ugly too.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.
The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.
Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.
Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.
Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.
Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday‘s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.
Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.
It’s nice to just embrace the natural beauty within you.
You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.
As you think, so shall you become.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.
Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I will always be in your heart, and if you hate me, I will be in your mind.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to cast a stone.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.
Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
Sometimes in life, you have to make a selfish decision and do what’s best for you.
At the end of the day, you can’t control the results; you can only control your effort level and your focus.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
You don’t need really expensive clothes to look cute.
You are the music while the music lasts.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.
If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do… but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.
You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.
When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.
Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
It’s all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you’re properly trained.
You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.
You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
You can kill a revolutionary but you can never kill the revolution.
Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.
Ileana D’Cruz
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
May you live all the days of your life.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
The attitude is very important. Because, your behavior radiates how you feel.
Be as you wish to seem.
Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.
Keep going and keep believing and do what makes you feel good. And when you feel good and get to the point where no-one can take that from you, then that feeling will the best feeling.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It’s about being better than you used to be.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.
You don’t have to be naked to be sexy.
Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.
The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.
If you are first you are first. If you are second you are nothing.
Only you can control your future.
I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.
Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.
If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Your personality is what makes you sexy.
This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
Doing voiceovers is so great because even though many people would think it’s just your voice, you really do use all your physicality. I’ve done everything from playing a butterfly to Alice in Wonderland when she’s 10 feet tall, so it allows you to be an actor and build new characters.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.
There are a lot of pros and cons about social media; it’s just how you choose to handle it and how you have to be prepared for the negatives as well.
Don’t be afraid. Don’t be ashamed. Don’t ever apologize for your sexuality. Just be you.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
If something’s important enough, you should try. Even if – the probable outcome is failure.
Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.
If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
With confidence, you have won before you have started.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.
Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.
Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow you into your happiest, strongest, wisest self.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.
I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.
If fighting is sure to result in victory, than you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler’s bidding.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
It’s OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
Don’t compare yourself with other people; compare yourself with who you were yesterday.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you get up and keep going.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
Roy E. Disney
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.
If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.
Frank Lane
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
If you steal from one author it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many it’s research.
In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Catch on fire and people will come for miles to see you burn.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.
Art is anything you can get away with.
If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep.
If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about.
The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.
With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
You just have to take a deep breath, relax and let the game come to you.
If you learn something new every day, you can teach something new every day.
There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success.
Wherever you are – be all there.
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for.’
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
You only live once and you need to enjoy life, to go out and achieve whatever you want to.
Being confident is the key to life. Don’t be afraid to be you! I’m super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I’m OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone’s spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that’s beautiful to me.
That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
Life is like a wheel. Sooner or later, it always come around to where you started again.
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.
Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that.
The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.