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Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
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.
Our uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable - but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being 'alone': You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I'm talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age.
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre.
Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese.
A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
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.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
Age and size are only numbers. It's the attitude you bring to clothes that make the difference.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
Youth has no age.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
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.
I'm learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I'm doing.
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
As long as you keep going, you'll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.
We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.
Let your mind alone, and see what happens.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
Our uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable - but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being 'alone': You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I'm talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age.
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
The people who are bullying you, they're insecure about who they are, and that's why they're bullying you. It never has to do with the person they're bullying. They desperately want to be loved and be accepted, and they go out of their way to make people feel unaccepted so that they're not alone.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I'm most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.
I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
There is an amazing power getting to know your inner self and learning how to use it and not fight with the world. If you know what makes you happy, your personality, interests and capabilities, just use them, and everything else flows beautifully.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
God has blessed me with an amazing family, friends and work colleagues that have been my joy, my support, and my sanity. I don't know what I'd do without them.
We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Business is all about the customer: what the customer wants and what they get. Generally, every customer wants a product or service that solves their problem, worth their money, and is delivered with amazing customer service.
It's amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
I have to say I have an amazing therapist. She's my best friend for life. She's taught me how to balance everything out.
The connection to place, to the land, the wind, the sun, stars, the moon... it sounds romantic, but it's true - the visceral experience of motion, of moving through time on some amazing machine - a few cars touch on it, but not too many compared to motorcycles. I always felt that any motorcycle journey was special.
People always tell you, 'Be humble. Be humble.' When was the last time someone told you to be amazing? Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome!
My childhood memories are amazing; I had freedom in every way - but I see everything from a different perspective now that I live outside.
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.
I'm not perfect. And who knows how many times I've fallen short. We all fall short. That's the amazing thing about the grace of God.
Social media is an amazing tool, but it's really the face-to-face interaction that makes a long-term impact.
My story, I feel like it's amazing, because it shows people no matter where you come from, no matter what your lifestyle is, your dreams could still come true if you believe in yourself and push hard to do what you want to do.
If you ever catch a great boss, it's just such a rare thing, and it's amazing.
What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.
My son has been the best thing that has happened in my life. He has been amazing, and he is truly heaven-sent. And so, I just feel all that love.
I can completely lose myself into just absolutely satisfying things - a really amazing cheeseburger, a pizza, good fries, a beer. I enjoy being comfortable and eating whatever the hell I like. It's a big thing for me, just having the freedom to be able to do that.
My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.
Isn't it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?
I just feel like, with growing up and having peer pressure and what society wants you to be and what you think you should do, I feel like it's really important to surround yourself around good, understanding, amazing people that actually love you for you.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
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.
Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
I don't usually lose my temper, but if I get angry, it's true - I'm scary.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one's ability to persuade.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.
The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.
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.
Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
An anniversary is a reminder as to why you love and married this person.
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Yes, it was love at first sight. I feel that after all these years, I have finally found my soul mate.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.
I love my wife, she deserves anything and everything.
The only big things I've purchased are my dad's heart valve and a Rolls-Royce for my parents, for their anniversary. And that was only because my dad had a Lady Gaga license plate on our old car and it was making me crazy because he was getting followed everywhere, so I bought him a new car.
Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose.
Anniversaries are like birthdays: occasions to celebrate and to think ahead, usually among friends with whom one shares not only the past but also the future.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
I dated a lot, but I never really had anyone who was worthy of an anniversary. And most girlfriends never made it to a year, anyway.
I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
May you live all the days of your life.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
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.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
All real education is the architecture of the soul.
Together let us desire, conceive, and create the new structure of the future, which will embrace architecture and sculpture and painting in one unity and which will one day rise toward Heaven from the hands of a million workers like the crystal symbol of a new faith.
Architecture is the thoughtful making of space.
I enjoy art, architecture, museums, churches and temples; anything that gives me insight into the history and soul of the place I'm in. I can also be a beach bum - I like to laze in the shade of a palm tree with a good book or float in a warm sea at sundown.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
I don't think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.
Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.
Architecture begins where engineering ends.
In the big picture, architecture is the art and science of making sure that our cities and buildings fit with the way we want to live our lives.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart.
Underwater, I experience space with my body. I'll see a school of fish gathering and moving together and I'll exclaim, 'This is architecture.'
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
A house is a machine for living in.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Architecture is basically the design of interiors, the art of organizing interior space.
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.
Each day, I come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
I don't go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people's approval.
Being sexy is all about attitude, not body type. It's a state of mind.
For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.
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.
A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.
I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you're able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something... it's about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.
Excellence is not a skill, it's an attitude.
A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.
Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.
Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.
Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.
I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.
When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude.
Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that's when you're most beautiful.
Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.
Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
Nature's beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.
The more often we see the things around us - even the beautiful and wonderful things - the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds - even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
Beauty is not just a white girl. It's so many different flavors and shades.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty; it's a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day.
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
My life motto is 'Do my best, so that I can't blame myself for anything.'
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
At the end of the day, life is about being happy being who you are, and I feel like we are so blessed to have the support system and the best family to really just support each other no matter what we're going through.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they're driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.
Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they're sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.
The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
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.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift.
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.
It takes a long time to become young.
Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
When you wake up every day, it's like a new birthday: it's a new chance to be great again and make great decisions.
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
You don't get older, you get better.
The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday.
I believe things cannot make themselves impossible.
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
We are what we believe we are.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.
We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
What worries you, masters you.
Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
We're all working together; that's the secret.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
Business is all about the customer: what the customer wants and what they get. Generally, every customer wants a product or service that solves their problem, worth their money, and is delivered with amazing customer service.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
Details create the big picture.
There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you've been in the business.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
America isn't Congress. America isn't Washington. America is the striving immigrant who starts a business, or the mom who works two low-wage jobs to give her kid a better life. America is the union leader and the CEO who put aside their differences to make the economy stronger.
The cars we drive say a lot about us.
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.
The way I drive, the way I handle a car, is an expression of my inner feelings.
There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.
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.
There's three things men always talk about - women, sports, and cars.
A dream without ambition is like a car without gas... you're not going anywhere.
Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.
I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
We don't need bigger cars or fancier clothes. We need self-respect, identity, community, love, variety, beauty, challenge and a purpose in living that is greater than material accumulation.
It's a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.
Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.
Shoes make an outfit; they're like rims for a car.
The connection to place, to the land, the wind, the sun, stars, the moon... it sounds romantic, but it's true - the visceral experience of motion, of moving through time on some amazing machine - a few cars touch on it, but not too many compared to motorcycles. I always felt that any motorcycle journey was special.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
My wife wants sex in the back of the car and she wants me to drive.
A lot of fun stuff happens when you go out on a bike compared to when you're in a car. You're more in the environment. It's enjoyable. Even when It's raining It's still fun.
One person's car is another person's scenery.
Whether you live in a city or a small town, and whether you drive a car, take the bus or ride a train, at some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
I'm a typical guy. Driving cars and speed are really fun.
We have lost our vision for the future. Before, we say, 'Nothing will be the same. Cars will fly, and we go to the end of the universe.' We have this kind of naive but exciting idea of the future. Now, the vision has been reduced to ways to select our garbage and how to survive global warming.
A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.
Being sad and being depressed are two different things. Also, people going through depression don't look so, while someone sad will look sad. The most common reaction is, 'How can you be depressed? You have everything going for you. You are the supposed number one heroine and have a plush home, car, movies... What else do you want?'
Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.
To reminisce with my old friends, a chance to share some memories, and play our songs again.
Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
Coffee has always been a significant part of my life. For me, it's a chance to start my day and gather my thoughts - it's fuel for my creative process.
If you go around being afraid, you're never going to enjoy life. You have only one chance, so you've got to have fun.
I don't want to miss out on the chance of having a good time.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
My smile will always be broken, but I'll always be grateful for the chance to get to do what I get to do.
When you wake up every day, it's like a new birthday: it's a new chance to be great again and make great decisions.
Care and diligence bring luck.
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
I must learn to love the fool in me - the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.
When I have a chance to go back to my village, I always remind myself where I came from.
There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.
Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
The world is so unpredictable. Things happen suddenly, unexpectedly. We want to feel we are in control of our own existence. In some ways we are, in some ways we're not. We are ruled by the forces of chance and coincidence.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
I don't go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people's approval.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
I can't change my personality. I'll always smile, but I'll be more focused.
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.
And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.
For it is in giving that we receive.
Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Let's be naughty and save Santa the trip.
Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.
Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God's perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
In London the day after Christmas (Boxing Day), it began to snow: my first snow in England. For five years, I had been tactfully asking, 'Do you ever have snow at all?' as I steeled myself to the six months of wet, tepid gray that make up an English winter. 'Ooo, I do remember snow,' was the usual reply, 'when I were a lad.'
At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
Halloween isn't the only time for ghosts and ghost stories. In Victorian Britain, spooky winter's tales were part of the Christmas season, often told after dinner, over port or coffee.
Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.
The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world's busy life and become more interested in people than in things.
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
My parents were kind of over protective people. Me and my sister had to play in the backyard all the time. They bought us bikes for Christmas but wouldn't let us ride in the street, we had to ride in the backyard. Another Christmas, my dad got me a basketball hoop and put it in the middle of the lawn! You can't dribble on grass.
I know that a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania is about the most random place for a country singer to come from, but I had an awesome childhood.
Our many different cultures notwithstanding, there's something about the holidays that makes the planet communal. Even nations that do not celebrate Christmas can't help but be caught up in the collective spirit of their neighbors, as twinkling lights dot the landscape and carols fill the air. It's an inspiring time of the year.
Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
I started making music... I guess I was 12, and I started playing 'Guitar Hero.' And you know, it got to a point where on expert, you can only exceed to a certain point. And so, you know, I was like, 'Let's play real guitar. Let's not waste more time.' So, I got my mom, I told her to buy me a guitar for Christmas, and I started making music then.
Halloween is bigger than Christmas in America. I've experienced it in New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and if you're in the right neighbourhood, every house is decorated with spooky ghosts, spider webs, and jack-o-lanterns.
Christmas is my favorite holiday because you spend time with family. I love the decorations, the music, and buying gifts for people. Everything about Christmas is the best.
One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.
It's true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you'll find you've created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul.
The art of communication is the language of leadership.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.
Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
I think for any relationship to be successful, there needs to be loving communication, appreciation, and understanding.
In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was 'Help me.' Sometimes a prayer was 'Thank you.' What I've discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Trust is the most important part of a relationship, closely followed by communication. I think that if you have those two things, everything else falls into place - your affection, your emotional connection.
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
Collaboration is a key part of the success of any organization, executed through a clearly defined vision and mission and based on transparency and constant communication.
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.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue.
Social media websites are no longer performing an envisaged function of creating a positive communication link among friends, family and professionals. It is a veritable battleground, where insults fly from the human quiver, damaging lives, destroying self-esteem and a person's sense of self-worth.
If you can't convince them, confuse them.
Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.
Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.
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.
Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We're online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us.
I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.
Using social media to hurt and destroy is callous, acted out by cowards hiding behind computers. My advice is to ignore negativity. Focus on the love around.
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.
Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
In the developed world, we are surrounded by electronics - from the computers on our desks to the smart phones in our pockets to the thermostats in our homes to our data in the virtual cloud.
I look like a geeky hacker, but I don't know anything about computers.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
What is Apple, after all? Apple is about people who think 'outside the box,' people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help them create things that make a difference, and not just to get a job done.
There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.
I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
It's hardware that makes a machine fast. It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
Cryptocurrency currencies take the concept of money, and they take it native into computers, where everything is settled with computers and doesn't require external institutions or trusted third parties to validate things.
We're entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.
My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
I'm not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I'm definitely an individual.
Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.
Nothing is cooler and more attractive than a big comeback, and that'll be me.
It's so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health.
My sister is my little star, and I'm excited for her and proud of her. With her, I'm protective, but also I don't want to be that sister who's really pushy and thinks they know everything and making her feel like she doesn't know what she's doing. I'm trying to be that cool older sister and not the mom, but it's hard.
Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead - but aim to do something big.
Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
It's cool to be different and just be who you are and shock people in a good way.
Good words cool more than cold water.
I think it's cool to be smart, and I think it's sexy to be smart.
What people don't understand is joining a gang ain't bad, it's cool, it's fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it's cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family's in the gang. We're not just killing people every night, we're just hanging out, having a good time.
It's good to be happy and tell us how cool your life is and how awesome you are on social media. That's great because it inspires other people to be happy, too. But a lot of times, people are trying to be happy in the wrong ways - with money or with different things that are not true happiness.
I think fashion is a lot of fun. I love clothes. More than fashion or brand labels, I love design. I love the thought that people put into clothes. I love when clothes make cultural statements and I think personal style is really cool. I also freely recognize that fashion should be a hobby.
My style is pretty clean, classic, and elegant, with some elements to make it a little funkier. If you see me on a normal day, I'm usually in a T-shirt and jeans, maybe with some cool sneakers, but I'm pretty basic.
I am a bit of a bad boy. I have tattoos and I mess around. That's part of my image, so it's cool.
I don't think of myself as hot or cool or anything, just a dork.
I suppose being fierce is a very good thing, and a very cool thing. But more than fierce, I think I'm a strong person and a strong individual. And that's what I take with me every day.
Keep a cool head and a warm heart.
Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity.
Social media is a huge struggle for my generation in general - it's a lot of pressure! Even having an Instagram is stressful. You have to make it look cool, posting it at the right time, and it's become its own job and not something where you connect with people.
I try to explain to people that the only way to be cool is to be who you truly are, and the only way to live life is to do the things that you want to do and be the person that you want to be no matter who that is or what that is or how you have to do it. That's the only way you can be genuinely happy.
My mom is my best friend in the entire world. She is so cool and so inspiring. I've always been able to be open with her and talk to her as a friend.
To create well I have to be in a good mood, happy and cool.
You don't have to carry a designer bag that costs more than a car to look cool.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of.
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
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.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
You need a strong family because at the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally. Luckily, I have my dad, mom and sister.
One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
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.
My dad said, 'Stay humble, and you gotta work harder than everybody else.' My mom said, 'Always be yourself.' She always told me only God can judge me.
My dad is my best friend, my father, and my boss. When I do something that is exciting and he likes it, it feels three times as good as you can imagine.
I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me.
My dad has given me the best gift anyone has ever given me. He gave me wings to fly.
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that's happened that day just melts away.
I try to live my life like my father lives his. He always takes care of everyone else first. He won't even start eating until he's sure everyone else in the family has started eating. Another thing: My dad never judges me by whether I win or lose.
Who's my hero? That's a great question... Well, I think my dad is my hero, because he's someone I look up to every day.
I love my dad, and I'm proud to be his daughter.
Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.
From my dad I learned to be good to people, to always be honest and straightforward. I learned hard work and perseverance.
My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.
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.
The only big things I've purchased are my dad's heart valve and a Rolls-Royce for my parents, for their anniversary. And that was only because my dad had a Lady Gaga license plate on our old car and it was making me crazy because he was getting followed everywhere, so I bought him a new car.
My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.
Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose.
It was tough times in Ohio when we lived there. My dad was between unemployed and just selling random knickknacks at a flea market. My mom was a cashier at a Chinese food restaurant. They both had awesome careers back in Taiwan, and they came here for my sister and I.
I just wish I could understand my father.
Dad wouldn't let me fool with his guitar much, because I'm left-handed, and I'd pick it up upside down. But I remember learning to sing 'Paper Doll,' the Mills Brothers song - this was during the war - and I remember my dad taking me down to one of those little record booths where you could make spoken letters to send home.
I never made it to the school choir because the music teacher didn't like my voice. I was pretty sad. But he was probably right; I did have a voice a bit like a goat, but my dad told me to never give up and to keep going, and it's paid off.
I came back from university thinking I knew all about politics and racism, not knowing my dad had been one of the youngest-serving Labour councillors in the town and had refused to work in South Africa years ago because of the situation there. And he's never mentioned it - you just find out. That's a real man to me. A sleeping lion.
I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with.
There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.
I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that.
Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you.
A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted.
In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that's what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.
Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain.
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
I dated a lot, but I never really had anyone who was worthy of an anniversary. And most girlfriends never made it to a year, anyway.
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
I don't really talk about my personal life. It's a strange and funny and weird thing. Sometimes you have a conversation with someone and the paparazzi snaps a picture of you and people decide you're dating. If I try to answer everything people say, I would be up all night.
In my own relationships, I know that I should break up with someone who doesn't encourage me to be strong and make my own choices and do what's best in my life, so if you're dating someone who doesn't want you to be the best person you can be, you shouldn't be dating them.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
You can't keep changing men, so you settle for changing your lipstick.
An important part of dating is communicating. We communicate by sharing our thoughts, ideas, and feelings. We enjoy being with someone when we have an easy time communicating or when we have a lot to talk about.
Dating is fun. It's light: There's courting; there's the interesting, exciting text messaging and flirting. There's no weight. When you start getting into relationships, you really start having to consider each other in your lives, and I think that's really important.
I don't date my girlfriend because she's a model. I date her because I love her.
I'm not the girl who always has a boyfriend. I'm the girl who rarely has a boyfriend.
A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
I don't have a type. But one thing I can say from my dating experience is that a physical attraction will only take you so far. So you definitely have to have a strong intellectual connection as well.
I'm honest about the journey I've been on, so I definitely don't take dating lightly anymore.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince - so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he's no Prince Charming!
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
I don't fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.
Yes, people pull the trigger - but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
No matter how devastating our struggles, disappointments, and troubles are, they are only temporary. No matter what happens to you, no matter the depth of tragedy or pain you face, no matter how death stalks you and your loved ones, the Resurrection promises you a future of immeasurable good.
Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
A shoe is not only a design, but it's a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you're going to move is quite dictated by your shoes.
Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.
I think fashion is a lot of fun. I love clothes. More than fashion or brand labels, I love design. I love the thought that people put into clothes. I love when clothes make cultural statements and I think personal style is really cool. I also freely recognize that fashion should be a hobby.
Space is the breath of art.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.
Everything we do is designed, whether we're producing a magazine, a website, or a bridge. Design is really the creative invention that designs everything.
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works.
Successful design is not the achievement of perfection but the minimization and accommodation of imperfection.
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.
A lot of people in our industry haven't had very diverse experiences. So they don't have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one's understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.
The details are not the details. They make the design.
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.
I don't design clothes, I design dreams.
In order to design a future of positive change, we must first become expert at changing our minds.
Architecture is basically the design of interiors, the art of organizing interior space.
If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings.
Modern design becomes the eye catcher because it's out of context, it is something newborn and fresh, something people have never seen before. I mean, that in itself is the way we should sort of stimulate the senses of society, this urban condition.
The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.
Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish.
There's design, and there's art. Good design is total harmony. There's no better designer than nature - if you look at a branch or a leaf, it's perfect. It's all function. Art is different. It's about emotion. It's about suffering and beauty - but mostly suffering!
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
Looking beautiful isn't just about what you apply on your face. It's the little things you do that matter. A combination of a good diet, exercise, healthy habits, discipline, dancing etc. is what my beauty routine consists of. Also, I have no bad habits; I don't drink or smoke. All these contribute to me being fit and looking good.
I learned a few years ago that balance is the key to a happy and successful life, and a huge part of achieving that balance is to instill rituals into your everyday life - a nutritious balanced diet, daily exercise, time for yourself through meditation, reading, journaling, yoga, daily reflection, and setting goals.
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. If you have a healthy lifestyle, your diet and nutrition are set, and you're working out, you're going to feel good.
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.
The more colorful the food, the better. I try to add color to my diet, which means vegetables and fruits.
The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work.
Just like keeping a healthy diet is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eating the right foods is just as important for getting the most out of your workout.
I think of dieting, then I eat pizza.
I like food too much to go on some crazy diet. French fries are my favorite downfall.
An Asian way of eating and living may help prevent and even reverse the progression of coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, prostate cancer and breast cancer. Incorporate more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, soy products and fish in your diet. Eat at home more with your family and friends.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
We have these weapons of mass destruction on every street corner, and they're called donuts, cheeseburgers, French fries, potato chips, junk food. Our kids are living on a junk food diet.
The diet, to be healthy, has to be mostly fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts and seeds.
The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.
People who live in hermit states like North Korea, Burma, and Cuba already suffer from global isolation. Fed on a diet of propaganda, they don't know what's happening inside their borders or outside of them. By increasing their seclusion, sanctions make it easier for dictators to blame external enemies for a country's suffering.
Simply by starting to cook again, you declare your independence from the culture of fast food. As soon as you cook, you start thinking about ingredients. You start thinking about plants and animals and not the microwave. And you will find that your diet, just by that one simple act, that is greatly improved.
Because the biological mechanisms that affect our health and well-being are so dynamic, when people change their diet and lifestyle, they usually feel so much better, so quickly; it reframes the reason for changing from fear of dying to joy of living. Also, the support that patients give each other is a powerful motivator.
Bread without flesh is a good diet, as on many botanical excursions I have proved. Tea also may easily be ignored. Just bread and water and delightful toil is all I need - not unreasonably much, yet one ought to be trained and tempered to enjoy life in these brave wilds in full independence of any particular kind of nourishment.
If I could give one tip for people - it's not an exercise or nutrition regimen. It's to walk your talk and believe in yourself, because at the end of the day, the dumbbell and diet don't get you in shape. It's your accountability to your word.
A healthy diet is a solution to many of our health-care problems. It's the most important solution.
I see the most change in my body through exercise. They say diet determines your weight, and exercise determines your shape - I find that to be a pretty true statement. When I'm doing a lot of boxing, my hamstrings are really strong and my biceps. When I'm doing a lot of Pilates, I find that my core is really lean and my inner thighs.
I love healthy stuff and junk an equal amount. Whatever I'm craving, I go for it. I'm never trying to lose weight - or gain it. I'm just being.
I don't go long without eating. I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.
People have got to learn: if they don't have cookies in the cookie jar, they can't eat cookies.
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don't give up.
I'm a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining - they just shine.
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.'
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
The Bible tells us that God will meet all our needs. He feeds the birds of the air and clothes the grass with the splendor of lilies. How much more, then, will He care for us, who are made in His image? Our only concern is to obey the heavenly Father and leave the consequences to Him.
Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is the foundation upon which sincere and meaningful repentance must be built. If we truly seek to put away sin, we must first look to Him who is the Author of our salvation.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ came to do three things. He came to have my past forgiven, you get a purpose for living and a home in Heaven.
I have always wanted a bunny and I'll always have a rabbit the rest of my life.
I think we need to do some deep soul searching about what's important in our lives and renew our spirit and our spiritual thinking, whether it's through faith-based religion or just through loving nature or helping your fellow man.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.
Outside of the cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.
'Easter' is a movable event, calculated by the relative positions of sun and moon, an impossible way of fixing year by year the anniversary of a historical event, but a very natural and indeed inevitable way of calculating a solar festival. These changing dates do not point to the history of a man, but to the hero of a solar myth.
Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.
A rebirth out of spiritual adversity causes us to become new creatures.
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.
Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, 'Christ is risen,' but 'I shall rise.'
It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls.
A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
We were old sinners - but when we came to Christ we are not sinners anymore.
For those of you who still believe in the Easter Bunny and that the letters that appear in your local newspaper come from concerned citizens who really care, I've got troubling news. At least in politics, most of the letters that get published on the letters-to-the-editor page originate in the campaign headquarters of the candidates.
I'm Jewish, so I don't know much about Easter eggs.
I had my boy in Boston on Easter Sunday. That kills me, from a sports perspective. He's a Boston baby and I'm a New York guy.
To the casual observer, the Dropbox demo video looked like a normal product demonstration, but we put in about a dozen Easter eggs that were tailored for the Digg audience. References to Tay Zonday and 'Chocolate Rain' and allusions to 'Office Space' and 'XKCD.' It was a tongue-in-cheek nod to that crowd, and it kicked off a chain reaction.
'Rapa Nui' is about the conflict in the 1600s on Easter Island. It's about the clash of the royal clan and the working class.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that's the one thing people can't take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.
The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister... because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.
Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.
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.
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
The future will either be green or not at all.
Sooner or later, we will have to recognise that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature, there's something wrong with you.
Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.
The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.
Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent - a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice - that struggle continues.
Every drop in the ocean counts.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
The trends that are shaping the twenty-first-century world embody both promise and peril. Globalization, for example, has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty while contributing to social fragmentation and a massive increase in inequality, not to mention serious environmental damage.
Sadly, it's much easier to create a desert than a forest.
Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour - an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.
Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it's too late.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
God put the human race in charge of managing the resources of the entire planet for the benefit of all life. Therefore, we, of all people on this planet, should be concerned about environmental issues and doing what we can to enhance the beauty and productivity of the natural realm.
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.
Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
True equality means holding everyone accountable in the same way, regardless of race, gender, faith, ethnicity - or political ideology.
Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.
The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing - that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world - is what I wish for all.
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.
Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
That the caste system must be abolished if the Hindu society is to be reconstructed on the basis of equality, goes without saying. Untouchability has its roots in the caste system. They cannot expect the Brahmins to rise in revolt against the caste system. Also we cannot rely upon the non-Brahmins and ask them to fight our battle.
The best partnerships aren't dependent on a mere common goal but on a shared path of equality, desire, and no small amount of passion.
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
Education promotes equality and lifts people out of poverty. It teaches children how to become good citizens. Education is not just for a privileged few, it is for everyone. It is a fundamental human right.
Corporate social responsibility is measured in terms of businesses improving conditions for their employees, shareholders, communities, and environment. But moral responsibility goes further, reflecting the need for corporations to address fundamental ethical issues such as inclusion, dignity, and equality.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It's not about winning and losing; it's about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It's about embracing the pain that you'll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
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.
Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. In the process of living, we will face struggles, many of which will cause us to suffer and to experience pain.
Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Science means constantly walking a tightrope between blind faith and curiosity; between expertise and creativity; between bias and openness; between experience and epiphany; between ambition and passion; and between arrogance and conviction - in short, between an old today and a new tomorrow.
The way we experience the world around us is a direct reflection of the world within us.
The essential lesson I've learned in life is to just be yourself. Treasure the magnificent being that you are and recognize first and foremost you're not here as a human being only. You're a spiritual being having a human experience.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Empathy begins with understanding life from another person's perspective. Nobody has an objective experience of reality. It's all through our own individual prisms.
I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
Sports teaches you to understand the meaning of a team. You need to be able to work with everybody; you don't have to be their best friend. You can experience the fun of competition and driving toward a common goal without pushing to bond in some major way with each individual on a project.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Your personal life, your professional life, and your creative life are all intertwined. I went through a few very difficult years where I felt like a failure. But it was actually really important for me to go through that. Struggle, for me, is the most inspirational thing in the world at the end of the day - as long as you treat it that way.
At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren't where you want to be, you will always be a failure.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Without failure there is no achievement.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
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.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
I see Americans of every party, every background, every faith who believe that we are stronger together: black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American; young, old; gay, straight; men, women, folks with disabilities, all pledging allegiance under the same proud flag to this big, bold country that we love. That's what I see. That's the America I know!
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
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.
God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress.
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was 'Help me.' Sometimes a prayer was 'Thank you.' What I've discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.
The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them.
We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.
Science means constantly walking a tightrope between blind faith and curiosity; between expertise and creativity; between bias and openness; between experience and epiphany; between ambition and passion; and between arrogance and conviction - in short, between an old today and a new tomorrow.
Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen's faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.
Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what's important to me.
Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
At the end of the day, life is about being happy being who you are, and I feel like we are so blessed to have the support system and the best family to really just support each other no matter what we're going through.
The memories we make with our family is everything.
Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they're driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other's strengths.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
You need a strong family because at the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally. Luckily, I have my dad, mom and sister.
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
Don't worry about the pressure or the responsibility. Just live in it, have fun, and when everything seems to be going right, just stay humble and remember your family.
My family is my strength and my weakness.
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.
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.
If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it - young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous - is changed by it.
Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
The world's most famous and popular language is music.
The American Dream is a term that is often used but also often misunderstood. It isn't really about becoming rich or famous. It is about things much simpler and more fundamental than that.
You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.
America is known as a country that welcomes people to its shores. All kinds of people. The image of the Statue of Liberty with Emma Lazarus' famous poem. She lifts her lamp and welcomes people to the golden shore, where they will not experience prejudice because of the color of their skin, the religious faith that they follow.
Being rich and famous has never been my goal at all. I love to act and I want to be able to do really great parts.
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
To me, music is art and fashion is art, but fame? Fame isn't art, but the person you become when you're famous - your alter ego - that's art.
I remember from my school days Archimedes jumping into his bath and displacing water and coming up with his famous principle, and of course Isaac Newton being hit on the head with an apple. In other words, this realm of human knowledge - which is mathematical, essentially - can have a playful visual element to it.
Famous people are deceptive. Deep down, they're just regular people. Like Larry King. We've been friends for forty years. He's one of the few guys I know who's really famous. One minute he's talking to the president on his cell phone, and then the next minute he's saying to me, 'Do you think we ought to give the waiter another dollar?'
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
My dear Mama, you are definitely the hen who hatched a famous duck.
The name Muhammad is the most common name in the world. In all the countries around the world - Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon - there are more Muhammads than anything else. When I joined the Nation of Islam and became a Muslim, they gave me the most famous name because I was the champ.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
I drive around on my scooter in Milan alone - we don't have bodyguards or anything like that. I am a fashion designer, not a celebrity, and although I get stopped for autographs and the like, I don't think I am famous.
The scientists I looked up to at the beginning were not Latino. They were famous scientists of many years ago, like Madame Curie. Later, I realized that there were also, but a very few, Latino scientists. There were good ones, but very few, because there wasn't as much a tradition to be a scientist in our culture. But this is changing.
We all got older, and we'd tell our children things like, 'Mommy used to be in a famous rock band,' but they didn't believe us. Part of the reason for our reunion was to show our children what we did to make the lives they have possible.
He caressed my backside. I had heard that he was famous for his 'admiration' of the ladies, but I didn't expect him to be handling my booty. As handsome as Prince Philip is, I wasn't sure if he was making a pass or just exercising some royal rights to squeeze the foreigners.
I'm more interested in being good than being famous.
I was thinking about it: so many of my stories are about my family life, not about being related to a lot of famous people. That's my grandma, that's my mama, my daddy, my aunt, my uncle, my stepdaddy. I'd probably tell them even if they weren't well known.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
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.
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
I've learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom - how great is that?
I don't fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
A lot of people would say 'sexy' is about the body. But to me, 'sexy' is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.
When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt.
As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear.
Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.
Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace.
Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.
All money is a matter of belief.
Finance is not merely about making money. It's about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It's about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society.
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.
One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem.
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
Inflation is taxation without legislation.
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Climate change joined immigration, job creation, food safety, pilot training, veterans' care, campaign finance, transportation security, labor law, mine safety, wildfire management, and scores of executive and judicial appointments on the list of matters that the world's greatest deliberative body is incapable of addressing.
You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.
The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.
The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we go along.
Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted.
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.
Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement.
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
I'm not in the best shape, but I want to prove to myself I can do something that seems insurmountable and inspire others by showing them no matter where they are in their fitness goals, they can do it, too.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
For me, fitness is not just about hitting the gym; it is also about an inner happiness and an overall well-being.
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
Fitness is not about being better than someone else... It's about being better than you used to be.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
People talk about physical fitness, but mental health is equally important. I see people suffering, and their families feel a sense of shame about it, which doesn't help. One needs support and understanding. I am now working on an initiative to create awareness about anxiety and depression and help people.
In fitness, there are no short cuts. It involves immense discipline and hard work.
Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
Fitness starts at home. What you eat is what you will look, just as what you sow is what you reap. Eat good food: eat fruits, vegetables, healthy grains, and don't go for sweet and trite food.
You need to put what you learn into practice and do it over and over again until it's a habit. I always say, 'Seeing is not believing. Doing is believing.' There is a lot to learn about fitness, nutrition and emotions, but once you do, you can master them instead of them mastering you.
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.
I've always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you're capable of taking risks. You'll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You'll have more energy to be a better mom. You'll feel more deserving of love.
Practice puts brains in your muscles.
Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
If I don't feel confident about my body, I'm not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.
For me, fitness is a part of my everyday life. But fitness does not mean having big muscles; it means being active, quick, and flexible. It can be defined in many terms.
Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
I'm not a chef. But I'm passionate about food - the tradition of it, cooking it, and sharing it.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
I get way too much happiness from good food.
Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice.
Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed... I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six.
Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go.
Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
I'm just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.
You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.
The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing - that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world - is what I wish for all.
There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food.
My smile has been my ticket to the world. Smiling releases the same feel-good hormones you get jogging. Caring for your lips and gums is important. I brush my teeth morning and night, alternating toothpaste brands. In addition to flossing, I use a Water Pik to massage my gums and remove food particles.
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
Perfect happiness would be knowing that all my family and friends were happy and safe. Then I'd go to a tropical island with my husband where it was gorgeous and fun all day long and interesting and fun all evening. Good food and dancing would be nice, too, and weekly visits from those safe and happy family and friends. Plus world peace.
Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds - it's the production of food and fiber from the world's land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they're sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Love in the real world means saying you're sorry 10 times a day.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite - and because of - your flaws.
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on.
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
I've learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom - how great is that?
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.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.
Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat's personality is never bet on a human's. He demands acceptance on his own terms.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.
My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one's purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one's self.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
Be stupid, be dumb, be funny, if that's who you are. Don't try to be someone that society wants you to be; that's stupid. So be yourself.
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
I love mankind; it's people I can't stand.
My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
If I had to live my life over, I'd live over a saloon.
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There's nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I'm looking forward to the future, and feeling grateful for the past.
Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.
We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.
Depression is the inability to construct a future.
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.
Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own.
The future will either be green or not at all.
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.
The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.
The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.
Use plants to bring life.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.
Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.
In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
I'm blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.
When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.
When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.
Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress.
I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you're able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something... it's about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
I believe that God put us in this jolly world to be happy and enjoy life.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
Honestly, I feel like everything in life happens for a reason, and my son has been the greatest gift that God has given me in my life and been the most game-changing thing that's happened to my life, in a necessary way.
Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.
Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.
I am a teacher. It's how I define myself. A good teacher isn't someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That's the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it'll have to do a lot with teaching.
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
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.
When you think positive, good things happen.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
A good teacher is a determined person.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent - a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice - that struggle continues.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
China's republican politics is like a child who just started schooling. He must have a good teacher and be surrounded by good friends. By the same token, the Chinese people, new to the republican politics, must be educated properly. The revolutionary government should be the people's tutor to impart advanced awareness and experience.
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
If the great American people will only keep their temper, on both sides of the line, the troubles will come to an end, and the question which now distracts the country will be settled just as surely as all other difficulties of like character which have originated in this government have been adjusted.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good. I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens.
Loyalty to the Nation all the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.
We are losing sight of civility in government and politics. Debate and dialogue is taking a back seat to the politics of destruction and anger and control. Dogma has replaced thoughtful discussion between people of differing views.
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
We don't stop going to school when we graduate.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
All real education is the architecture of the soul.
Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that's it. You're going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that's deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.
Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.
The doer alone learneth.
God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
I grew up very differently than a lot of other people in my hometown in Mississippi. But I can't imagine my life any other way. I flew home and surprised my best friend at his graduation, and I remember turning to my mom and saying, 'My graduation was so much cooler than this.' I had Melissa Joan Hart give my commencement speech.
The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.
It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree.
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
Mentors provide professional networks, outlets for frustration, college and career counseling, general life advice, and most importantly, an extra voice telling a student they are smart enough and capable enough to cross the stage at graduation and land their first paycheck from a career pathway job.
I went to my son's graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I've never heard before from Albert Einstein. It was that the greatest danger to the world is not the bad people but it's the good people who don't speak out.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.
Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.
At Columbia Law School, my professor of constitutional law and federal courts, Gerald Gunther, was determined to place me in a federal court clerkship, despite what was then viewed as a grave impediment: On graduation, I was the mother of a 4-year-old child.
You know what has made me the happiest I've ever been? Seeing my son and daughter graduate from college. More than wanting them to be educated, I wanted them to be nice people. To see that they have become both is just a wonderful thing.
I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates, necessarily. Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
I'm not retiring. I am graduating. Today is my graduation day. Retirement means that you'll just go ahead and live on your laurels and surf all day in Oceanside. It ain't going to happen.
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
It's sad to know I'm done. But looking back, I've got a lot of great memories.
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.
I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
I've learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom - how great is that?
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.
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
It is time to remember that old wisdom our soldiers will never forget: that whether we are black or brown or white, we all bleed the same red blood of patriots, we all enjoy the same glorious freedoms, and we all salute the same great American Flag.
Simply enjoy life and the great pleasures that come with it.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
One of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. Photos are a great memory-prompt, and because we tend to take photos of happy occasions, they weight our memories to the good.
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Every day is a new day, and you'll never be able to find happiness if you don't move on.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
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.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
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.
Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings.
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.
You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, 'I feel good, I have my health, and I'm so blessed.' That's the way I choose to look at it.
All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.
It's so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
I have been very blessed in my life and rewarded with good friends and good health. I am grateful and happy to be able to share this.
Health is not valued till sickness comes.
Voting is our right, but it is also our responsibility because if we don't take the next step and elect leaders who are committed to building a better future for our kids, other rights - our rights to clean air, clean water, health, and prosperity - are placed directly in harm's way.
Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
There's nothing more important than our good health - that's our principal capital asset.
Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
People talk about physical fitness, but mental health is equally important. I see people suffering, and their families feel a sense of shame about it, which doesn't help. One needs support and understanding. I am now working on an initiative to create awareness about anxiety and depression and help people.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
History never really says goodbye. History says, 'See you later.'
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.
The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds.
It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.
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.
Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go.
I never feel lonely if I've got a book - they're like old friends. Even if you're not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they're part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
I don't fight for the money. I fight for my legacy. I fight for history. I fight for my people.
More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.
Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
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.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.
Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home.
When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that's happened that day just melts away.
Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.
Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
We are a country where people of all backgrounds, all nations of origin, all languages, all religions, all races, can make a home. America was built by immigrants.
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.
If you go anywhere, even paradise, you will miss your home.
Fitness starts at home. What you eat is what you will look, just as what you sow is what you reap. Eat good food: eat fruits, vegetables, healthy grains, and don't go for sweet and trite food.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.
There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times - happy, sad, and otherwise - but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
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.
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.
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.
I hope that my daughter grows up empowered and doesn't define herself by the way she looks but by qualities that make her a intelligent, strong and responsible woman.
Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge.
No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
A day without laughter is a day wasted.
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
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.
Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else's expense. And I find that that's just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else's feelings.
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
My childhood, adolescence and high school days are unusually important. If there has ever been a time that I developed a uniqueness and sense of humor and the ability to organize, it was then. In those early days, I developed the skills that gave me a certain degree of success in American politics.
Celebrate your successes. Find some humor in your failures.
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It's like medicine - very healing.
I think the sexiest thing about a woman is confidence, but confidence in a humble way, not in an arrogant way. Sense of humor is definitely important. And sunglasses always hide a multitude of sins. Sunglasses and a great pair of heels can turn most outfits around.
Everybody I know who is funny, it's in them. You can teach timing, or some people are able to tell a joke, though I don't like to tell jokes. But I think you have to be born with a sense of humor and a sense of timing.
My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns.
Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
In building a management team, I look for integrity, loyalty, vision, and a willingness to think outside of the box, and challenge the status quo. I also look for people who have a good sense of humor and who value and empower their team.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it's produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it's about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat's personality is never bet on a human's. He demands acceptance on his own terms.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.
The American Dream is independence and being able to create that dream for yourself.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
I wanted to be an independent woman, a woman who could pay for her bills, a woman who could run her own life - and I became that woman.
Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
The bedrock of our democracy is the rule of law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make decisions independent of the political winds that are blowing.
The important consequences to the American States from this Declaration of Independence, considered as the ground and foundation of a future government, naturally suggest the propriety of proclaiming it in such a manner as that the people may be universally informed of it.
Independence is happiness.
Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
I don't have a formula to pass on. I always did it my own way. Even today, I hold my independence close. It's what's most precious to me. Passion. Risk. Tenacity. Consistency. This is my professional history.
Socialism is a sacred cause for realizing the demand and desire of the masses of the people for independence; it is a revolutionary cause that advances amid a fierce struggle against imperialism and all other counterrevolutionary forces.
Things go bad after a divorce and often stay that way. It is rare for the parties to return placidly to a time before they met. A bitterness lingers on. Those who call this our Independence Day, fantasising of returning to a never-never time before they married, when they were free, easy, single, and master of their fate, are delusional.
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
What is it that makes us trust our judges? Their independence in office and manner of appointment.
Financial independence is paramount. My mom always says that when a woman is financially independent, she has the ability to live life on her own terms. I think that was the soundest advice that I ever got. No matter where you go in life or who you get married to, you have to be financially independent - whether you use it or not.
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
Solitude is independence.
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
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.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.
People who fail to use their emotional intelligence skills are more likely to turn to other, less effective means of managing their mood. They are twice as likely to experience anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and even thoughts of suicide.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
We should all feel confident in our intelligence. By the way, intelligence to me isn't just being book-smart or having a college degree; it's trusting your gut instincts, being intuitive, thinking outside the box, and sometimes just realizing that things need to change and being smart enough to change it.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
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!
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
Jealousy... is a mental cancer.
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.
The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
It would be impossible to estimate how much time and energy we invest in trying to fix, change and deny our emotions - especially the ones that shake us at our very core, like hurt, jealousy, loneliness, shame, rage and grief.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Jealousy is the fear of comparison.
There's a constant tension between the excitement of new people and security with one person. If you go with excitement, you create chaos; you hurt people. There's jealousy, and it gets very messy. If you have security, it can be boring, and you die inside because of all the opportunities missed.
I think that the Bible teaches that homosexuality is a sin, but the Bible also teaches that pride is a sin, jealousy is a sin, and hate is a sin, evil thoughts are a sin. So I don't think that homosexuality should be chosen as the overwhelming sin that we are doing today.
Sure, I can get a little bit jealous. The good part about jealousy is that it comes from passion. It's also the dangerous part and it's an ugly emotion that hurts.
Jealousy can even be good for love. One partner may feel secretly flattered when the other is mildly jealous. And catching someone flirting with your beloved can spark the kind of lust and romance that reignites a relationship.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases.
Your sweetheart calls you by another's name. His eyes linger too long on your best friend. He talks with excitement about a girl at work. And the fire catches. Jealousy - that sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage, and humiliation - can overtake your mind and threaten your very core as you contemplate your rival.
I don't get jealous of people. Jealousy is such a waste of time because you're jealous of them, and they go about their lives and have a wonderful time, so what's the point?
Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind.
To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
When you do well, everybody's after you, and sometimes the motives are legitimate, and sometimes it's envy and jealousy.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
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.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
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.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
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.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
The art of communication is the language of leadership.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
Leadership is not about the next election, it's about the next generation.
No matter how good you think you are as a leader, my goodness, the people around you will have all kinds of ideas for how you can get better. So for me, the most fundamental thing about leadership is to have the humility to continue to get feedback and to try to get better - because your job is to try to help everybody else get better.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Leadership - leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.
When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
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.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
I'm learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I'm doing.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Life is all about evolution. What looks like a mistake to others has been a milestone in my life. Even if people have betrayed me, even if my heart was broken, even if people misunderstood or judged me, I have learned from these incidents. We are human and we make mistakes, but learning from them is what makes the difference.
A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
There is an amazing power getting to know your inner self and learning how to use it and not fight with the world. If you know what makes you happy, your personality, interests and capabilities, just use them, and everything else flows beautifully.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
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.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
We need to remain a nation that doesn't just welcome but that celebrates legal immigrants who come here seeking to pursue the American Dream.
Punishment is justice for the unjust.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
It is legal because I wish it.
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
Fairness is what justice really is.
If taxes are laid upon us in any shape without our having a legal representation where they are laid, are we not reduced from the character of free subjects to the miserable state of tributary slaves? We claim British rights not by charter only! We are born to them.
In 1987, I had my first opportunity to provide 'advice and consent' on a Supreme Court nominee. At that time, I stated that the qualifications essential for evaluating a nominee for the bench included 'integrity, character, legal competence and ability, experience, and philosophy and judicial temperament.' On that test, Elena Kagan fails.
Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.
Rule-following, legal precedence, and political consistency are not more important than right, justice and plain common-sense.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet.
Well, when I think of steroids I think of an image. You have the advantage over someone, which is a form of cheating. I guess it wouldn't be right unless it was legal for everybody. Reason it's not legal for everybody is because it can hurt people seriously.
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other's strengths.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
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.
A good husband makes a good wife.
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.
I have a best friend as a husband, and he is my number one supporter. He's a family man, and he's always giving back to God. That is what makes him a beautiful man. We're not perfect by any means, but that makes us beautiful as well. We're not afraid to say we're not perfect. We have our disagreements, but that comes along with marriage.
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
Marriage isn't the end-point of a relationship. It's just a stepping stone, one aspect of a long-term evolution between two people who have, for whatever reason, decided to take a leap of faith and say, 'Well, hey, this is a person who I want to try with for the rest of my life.' Which is not a guarantee of perfection - far from it.
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that's not what America's about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don't contract them.
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Qualities you need to get through medical school and residency: Discipline. Patience. Perseverance. A willingness to forgo sleep. A penchant for sadomasochism. Ability to weather crises of faith and self-confidence. Accept exhaustion as fact of life. Addiction to caffeine a definite plus. Unfailing optimism that the end is in sight.
Walking is man's best medicine.
Nobody just leaves medical school, especially given it's fiercely competitive to get in. But I had a sister who was a doctor, another who was a pharmacist, a brother who was an engineer. So my parents already had sensible children who would be able to make an actual living, and I think they felt comfortable sacrificing their one strange child.
When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.
The greatest evil is physical pain.
Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.
The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
As a surgeon you have to have a controlled arrogance. If it's uncontrolled, you kill people, but you have to be pretty arrogant to saw through a person's chest, take out their heart and believe you can fix it. Then, when you succeed and the patient survives, you pray, because it's only by the grace of God that you get there.
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.
Patients who are being kept alive by technology and want to end their lives already have a recognized constitutional right to stop any and all medical interventions, from respirators to antibiotics. They do not need physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia.
It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has.
We don't classify all doctors as incompetent because of the infrequent instances of medical malpractice. We don't use the example of one bad teacher in our children's school to draw a negative conclusion of the entire teaching profession. We should apply that same rational standard when it comes to how we view law enforcement.
Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management.
Universal coverage, not medical technology, is the foundation of any caring health care system.
In the 20th century, we had a century where at the beginning of the century, most of the world was agricultural and industry was very primitive. At the end of that century, we had men in orbit, we had been to the moon, we had people with cell phones and colour televisions and the Internet and amazing medical technology of all kinds.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other's strengths.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
I see Americans of every party, every background, every faith who believe that we are stronger together: black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American; young, old; gay, straight; men, women, folks with disabilities, all pledging allegiance under the same proud flag to this big, bold country that we love. That's what I see. That's the America I know!
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
There's three things men always talk about - women, sports, and cars.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
You need a strong family because at the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally. Luckily, I have my dad, mom and sister.
One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
My dad said, 'Stay humble, and you gotta work harder than everybody else.' My mom said, 'Always be yourself.' She always told me only God can judge me.
Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
My sister is my little star, and I'm excited for her and proud of her. With her, I'm protective, but also I don't want to be that sister who's really pushy and thinks they know everything and making her feel like she doesn't know what she's doing. I'm trying to be that cool older sister and not the mom, but it's hard.
My mom was a source of strength. She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all.
My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.
You know the best part of being a mom is getting that love. Honestly, you know, my son's love... a child's love is so pure, it just makes you feel so good no matter what.
My mom is definitely my rock.
America isn't Congress. America isn't Washington. America is the striving immigrant who starts a business, or the mom who works two low-wage jobs to give her kid a better life. America is the union leader and the CEO who put aside their differences to make the economy stronger.
The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.
I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for.
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
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.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Men are what their mothers made them.
I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.
I've always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you're capable of taking risks. You'll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You'll have more energy to be a better mom. You'll feel more deserving of love.
My mom is my best friend in the entire world. She is so cool and so inspiring. I've always been able to be open with her and talk to her as a friend.
Having children is my greatest achievement. It was my saviour. It switched my focus from the outside to the inside. My children are gifts, they remind me of what's important.
Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose.
The person earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 isn't going out to eat at restaurants. They're not taking piano lessons. They're not going to the gym or the yoga studio. They're not sending mom flowers on Mother's day. What good is this person in the economy? If you raise it to $15 an hour, they're doing all of those things.
My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
Growing up, I had only one good pair of shoes. So on rainy school days, my mom would slip plastic bread bags over them to keep them dry. But I was never embarrassed. Because the school bus would be filled with rows and rows of young Iowans with bread bags slipped over their feet.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don't celebrate those, they can pass you by.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
There are people who have money and people who are rich.
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
Business is all about the customer: what the customer wants and what they get. Generally, every customer wants a product or service that solves their problem, worth their money, and is delivered with amazing customer service.
I don't fight for the money. I fight for my legacy. I fight for history. I fight for my people.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing.
All the money in the world can't buy you back good health.
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
To get rich, you have to be making money while you're asleep.
Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.
There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.
When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.
My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning.
Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.
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.
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Grief is never something you get over. You don't wake up one morning and say, 'I've conquered that; now I'm moving on.' It's something that walks beside you every day. And if you can learn how to manage it and honour the person that you miss, you can take something that is incredibly sad and have some form of positivity.
Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, 'It's going to be a good day!'.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.
Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
Leave your ego at the door every morning, and just do some truly great work. Few things will make you feel better than a job brilliantly done.
When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.
God's mercy is fresh and new every morning.
A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.
I like to go out if there's a party or go to the movies, but I just like hanging out with my buddies and having a good time.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
It is painful to watch children trying to show off for parents who are engrossed in their cell phones. Children are nostalgic for the 'good old days' when parents used to read to them without the cell phone by their side or watch football games or Disney movies without having the BlackBerry handy.
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.
Being sad and being depressed are two different things. Also, people going through depression don't look so, while someone sad will look sad. The most common reaction is, 'How can you be depressed? You have everything going for you. You are the supposed number one heroine and have a plush home, car, movies... What else do you want?'
Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second, and you can hop from one place to another. It's a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream.
I secretly enjoy being alone - hiking alone, skiing alone, walking along the beach alone, going to movies alone. Do not get me wrong, I like sharing my life with other people, but sometimes I really enjoy being as alone as possible.
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, 'no, I went to films.'
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
The most amazing thing for me is that every single person who sees a movie, not necessarily one of my movies, brings a whole set of unique experiences. Now, through careful manipulation and good storytelling, you can get everybody to clap at the same time, to hopefully laugh at the same time, and to be afraid at the same time.
I always wish the hotels were like they are in movies and TV shows, where if you're in Paris, right outside your window is the Eiffel Tower. In Egypt, the pyramids are right there. In the movies, every hotel has a monument right outside your window. My hotel rooms overlook the garbage dumpster in the back alley.
I drove from Naples to the Amalfi coast in an Alpha Romeo 1969 Spider, which was lovely. There have been lots of movies made down there, and I felt a bit like James Bond - the driving is quite hairy. The locals have mopeds, but you wouldn't catch me on a bike on those roads. A tank would be safer!
Some people ask why people would go into a dark room to be scared. I say they are already scared, and they need to have that fear manipulated and massaged. I think of horror movies as the disturbed dreams of a society.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Maybe I was just born in the wrong era, man. I'm a bit of a throwback to the days of black and white movies. Those guys back then, they had a certain kind of directness about them. A lot of the screenplays, the plots were very simplistic - they gave rise to a type of anti-hero that maybe I suit better.
The directing of a picture involves coming out of your individual loneliness and taking a controlling part in putting together a small world. A picture is made. You put a frame around it and move on. And one day you die. That is all there is to it.
All my friends were in college when I was making 'Superbad.' We were drinking beer and watching movies and eating pizza. It wasn't like I was going to nice restaurants or anything like that, and I lived like a frat guy. Eventually it was time to grow up, be healthy and be responsible. You can't live like a kid forever, you know?
I've always had a thing for old movies, old Hollywood. I've always just loved watching Marilyn Monroe and Greta Garbo. In all of those old movies from the '40s and '50s, women put themselves together so well, with a little bit of drama and elegance. That was fascinating to me growing up.
Sometimes music, movies and books are the only things that let us feel like someone else feels like we do.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.
Where words fail, music speaks.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
To me there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It's transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It's uplifting, it's encouraging, it's strengthening.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Mathematics is the music of reason.
Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
I feel like music can affect you in so many ways. When you hear a song with a happy melody, it can change your mood; it can change your day.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Nature's beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.
The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Autumn's the mellow time.
The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
Childhood is a short season.
A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.
Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.
Nobody ever becomes an expert parent. But I think good parenting is about consistency. It's about being there at big moments, but it's also just the consistency of decision making. And it's routine.
Parenting is not giving your child everything they want. Parenting is not being your child's friend. Parenting is about preparing your child to be a useful and respectful person in society.
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.
Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.
I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you're able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something... it's about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.
Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.
The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Qualities you need to get through medical school and residency: Discipline. Patience. Perseverance. A willingness to forgo sleep. A penchant for sadomasochism. Ability to weather crises of faith and self-confidence. Accept exhaustion as fact of life. Addiction to caffeine a definite plus. Unfailing optimism that the end is in sight.
Genius is patience.
To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice. The Bible tells us, 'How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity.'
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It's self-defense. It's patriotism.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.
Patriotism is love of country. But you can't love your country without loving your countrymen and countrywomen. We don't always have to agree, but we must empower each other, we must find the common ground, we must build bridges across our differences to pursue the common good.
Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I'm not naive, and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Peace begins with a smile.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
We must fight for peace bravely as we fought in war.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude.
Time spent with cats is never wasted.
My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet.
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
There's a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Before you get a dog, you can't quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can't imagine living any other way.
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
Just watching my cats can make me happy.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
Animals are sentient, intelligent, perceptive, funny and entertaining. We owe them a duty of care as we do to children.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
My favorite type of pet has always been a dog. They're loyal, kind, and offer endless affection. My friend Eric says, 'The more people I meet, the more I like my dog.' Funny thought.
Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
Read something of interest every day - something of interest to you, not to your teacher or your best friend or your minister/rabbi/priest. Comics count. So does poetry. So do editorials in your school newspaper. Or a biography of a rock star. Or an instructional manual. Or the Bible.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
Wine is bottled poetry.
The poetry of the earth is never dead.
Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.
When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.
Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
I am a teacher. It's how I define myself. A good teacher isn't someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That's the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it'll have to do a lot with teaching.
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What's one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.
The unique thing about our country is that we have Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, and people of all other religions. We have temples and mosques, gurdwaras and churches. But we do not bring all this into politics... This is the difference between India and Pakistan.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.
Politics have no relation to morals.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
When you get together in a group, it becomes like a family, with the different personalities and the politics that comes with being in a band. It's different than bringing something in by yourself.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Man is by nature a political animal.
Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
To err is human. To blame someone else is politics.
The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
China's republican politics is like a child who just started schooling. He must have a good teacher and be surrounded by good friends. By the same token, the Chinese people, new to the republican politics, must be educated properly. The revolutionary government should be the people's tutor to impart advanced awareness and experience.
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.
Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.
Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.
Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Each day, I come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better.
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.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
When you think positive, good things happen.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.
Don't forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.
I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.
What you feel inside reflects on your face. So be happy and positive all the time.
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.
You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.
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.
In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
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 realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
There is an amazing power getting to know your inner self and learning how to use it and not fight with the world. If you know what makes you happy, your personality, interests and capabilities, just use them, and everything else flows beautifully.
The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability, there is abuse, corruption, subjugation and indignation.
The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.
Girl power is about loving yourself and having confidence and strength from within, so even if you're not wearing a sexy outfit, you feel sexy.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with.
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they're sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It's also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
I think for any relationship to be successful, there needs to be loving communication, appreciation, and understanding.
We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike... you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I'm not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person - love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family. I have a wonderful relationship with my brother and sister; this makes me feel that I know always where I belong.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
Everyone can have their heart broken. Even if you know the relationship isn't working, it's still sad. Even in a bad relationship, they're part of your life for a long time, and saying goodbye to that can be difficult.
Trust is the most important part of a relationship, closely followed by communication. I think that if you have those two things, everything else falls into place - your affection, your emotional connection.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What's one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.
We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.
All these walls that keep us from loving each other as one family or one race - racism, religion, where we grew up, whatever, class, socioeconomic - what makes us be so selfish and prideful, what keeps us from wanting to help the next man, what makes us be so focused on a personal legacy as opposed to the entire legacy of a race.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that's my religion.
Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other 'isms' grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
The truth is that killing innocent people is always wrong - and no argument or excuse, no matter how deeply believed, can ever make it right. No religion on earth condones the killing of innocent people; no faith tradition tolerates the random killing of our brothers and sisters on this earth.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
We don't need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.
Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up.
Be kind, don't judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.
Football is a great deal like life in that it teaches that work, sacrifice, perseverance, competitive drive, selflessness and respect for authority is the price that each and every one of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace.
Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it.
We can win respect in the world only if we are strong internally and can banish poverty and unemployment from our country.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite - and because of - your flaws.
I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
True love stories never have endings.
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home.
The thing is that love gives us a ringside seat on somebody else's flaws, so of course you're gonna spot some things that kinda need to be mentioned. But often the romantic view is to say, 'If you loved me, you wouldn't criticise me.' Actually, true love is often about trying to teach someone how to be the best version of themselves.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it's like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
The connection to place, to the land, the wind, the sun, stars, the moon... it sounds romantic, but it's true - the visceral experience of motion, of moving through time on some amazing machine - a few cars touch on it, but not too many compared to motorcycles. I always felt that any motorcycle journey was special.
A man's kiss is his signature.
Kiss me and you will see how important I am.
O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
Love is friendship set on fire.
I love you more than my own skin.
Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.
Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.
How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart.
I love Paris for the million reasons that everybody loves the city. It's an incredibly romantic and beautiful place.
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
It's sad to know I'm done. But looking back, I've got a lot of great memories.
Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times - happy, sad, and otherwise - but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.
The word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Grief is never something you get over. You don't wake up one morning and say, 'I've conquered that; now I'm moving on.' It's something that walks beside you every day. And if you can learn how to manage it and honour the person that you miss, you can take something that is incredibly sad and have some form of positivity.
First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Depression is the inability to construct a future.
It's time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I'd much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.
When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.
I do believe that if you haven't learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.
Everyone can have their heart broken. Even if you know the relationship isn't working, it's still sad. Even in a bad relationship, they're part of your life for a long time, and saying goodbye to that can be difficult.
Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.
Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Science means constantly walking a tightrope between blind faith and curiosity; between expertise and creativity; between bias and openness; between experience and epiphany; between ambition and passion; and between arrogance and conviction - in short, between an old today and a new tomorrow.
Engineering or technology is all about using the power of science to make life better for people, to reduce cost, to improve comfort, to improve productivity, etc.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Science is about knowing; engineering is about doing.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing - that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world - is what I wish for all.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.
We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and will go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics.
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.
Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.
Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.
Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don't get so worked up about things.
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart.
Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Peace begins with a smile.
Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
The greatest self is a peaceful smile, that always sees the world smiling back.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning.
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
I can't change my personality. I'll always smile, but I'll be more focused.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
Smile, it's free therapy.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
I never get tired of smiling. I'm just the kind of guy who likes to smile.
I love fashion, and I love changing my style, my hair, my makeup, and everything I've done in the past has made me what I am now. Not everyone is going to like what I do, but I look back at everything, and it makes me smile.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
Be stupid, be dumb, be funny, if that's who you are. Don't try to be someone that society wants you to be; that's stupid. So be yourself.
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.
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.
The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.
If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Voting is how we participate in a civic society - be it for president, be it for a municipal election. It's the way we teach our children - in school elections - how to be citizens, and the importance of their voice.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
For too long, our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a 'rite of passage' and by asking students to simply 'get over it.' Those attitudes need to change. Every day, students are bullied into silence and are afraid to speak up. Let's break this silence and end school bullying.
The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people.
No man can be judged a criminal until he is found guilty; nor can society take from him the public protection until it has been proved that he has violated the conditions on which it was granted. What right, then, but that of power, can authorize the punishment of a citizen so long as there remains any doubt of his guilt?
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business is a part of our society, and it's integral to the practice of being able to conduct business, that you have a set of honest standards.
If you're white and you're wrong, then you're wrong; if you're black and you're wrong, you're wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green - God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.
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.
If your ego starts out, 'I am important, I am big, I am special,' you're in for some disappointments when you look around at what we've discovered about the universe. No, you're not big. No, you're not. You're small in time and in space. And you have this frail vessel called the human body that's limited on Earth.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it's like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.
I believe in Liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine, and ride on the railroads, uncursed by color; thinking, dreaming, working as they will in a kingdom of beauty and love.
There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you've been in the business.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.
When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn't change a thing!
Architecture is the thoughtful making of space.
Whenever I gaze up at the moon, I feel like I'm on a time machine. I am back to that precious pinpoint of time, standing on the foreboding - yet beautiful - Sea of Tranquility. I could see our shining blue planet Earth poised in the darkness of space.
The stars don't look bigger, but they do look brighter.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Space is the breath of art.
For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.
Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.
I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact.
When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.
We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.
Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.
I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
There's three things men always talk about - women, sports, and cars.
Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
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.
A good vacation for me is going to warm weather. Being able to go outside, in the sun, hit the beach, play outside sports. Being active outside. Going swimming, hanging by the pool, having a couple drinks, having a couple of your close buddies around, and just having a blast.
You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
Sports teaches you to understand the meaning of a team. You need to be able to work with everybody; you don't have to be their best friend. You can experience the fun of competition and driving toward a common goal without pushing to bond in some major way with each individual on a project.
Sports build good habits, confidence, and discipline. They make players into community leaders and teach them how to strive for a goal, handle mistakes, and cherish growth opportunities.
Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It's like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times - happy, sad, and otherwise - but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.
No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
My family is my strength and my weakness.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Grief is the price we pay for love.
Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good. I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens.
Grief changes shape, but it never ends.
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
When our bodies are sick and people extend their sympathy, bring us soup, offer up solutions. When our minds are sick, people tend to shy away from you, be afraid, or call you outright crazy. I'm fascinated by the way society and individuals view mental illness, and most of my shorts comment on that.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
Flowers grow out of dark moments.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
Badges mean nothing in themselves, but they mark a certain achievement and they are a link between the rich and the poor. For when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout's arm, if that girl has won the same badge, it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them.
Men we shall have only as we make manhood the object of the work of the schools - intelligence, broad sympathy, knowledge of the world that was and is, and of the relation of men to it - this is the curriculum of that Higher Education which must underlie true life.
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
I am a teacher. It's how I define myself. A good teacher isn't someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That's the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it'll have to do a lot with teaching.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
A good teacher is a determined person.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
Any good teacher knows how important it is to connect with students and understand our culture.
A good teacher who can take the zero pay and help kids develop physically, emotionally, socially, is literally an angel.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
I have learned that, although I am a good teacher, I am a much better student, and I was blessed to learn valuable lessons from my students on a daily basis. They taught me the importance of teaching to a student - and not to a test.
A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
When I go to bed at night, I ask God to give me another day; I ask him to keep me strong and make me a good teacher and to keep spreading this right word.
Find a good teacher that will keep the game fun. Work hard and don't be afraid to have success or disappointment. That is what golf is all about.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
It's the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.
Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.
Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We're online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us.
Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What's one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.
Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we're too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.
Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.
Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them.
Engineering or technology is all about using the power of science to make life better for people, to reduce cost, to improve comfort, to improve productivity, etc.
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
Sharing is good, and with digital technology, sharing is easy.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.
Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
New technology is not good or evil in and of itself. It's all about how people choose to use it.
Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.
The world is getting more connected through technology and travel. Cuisines are evolving. Some people are scared of globalization, but I think people will always take pride in cultural heritage.
We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and will go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics.
Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.
The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create mass production. The Third used electronics and information technology to automate production.
Every time there's a new tool, whether it's Internet or cell phones or anything else, all these things can be used for good or evil. Technology is neutral; it depends on how it's used.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
When I was growing up, my parents told me, 'Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.' I tell my daughters, 'Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.'
Being a teen can be tough. Just try to surround yourself with really good friends that really have your back, and also be a really good friend to those who really care about you. If you're not sure about certain things, talk to your friends that you trust and your family.
We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
So many people try to grow up too fast, and it's not fun! You should stay a kid as long as possible!
Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.
If we as a nation are to break the cycle of poverty, crime and the growing underclass of young people ill equipped to be productive citizens, we need to not only implement effective programs to prevent teen pregnancy, but we must also help those who have already given birth so that they become effective, nurturing, bonding parents.
Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.
No matter how good you are, at some point your kids are gonna have to create their own independence and think that Mom and Dad aren't cool, just to establish themselves. That's what adolescence is about. They're gonna go through that no matter what.
I was considered chubby as a teen.
Most people, almost everyone knows of a teen mom. Teen pregnancy rates are growing, and we need to bring awareness to that.
I have a very large shoebox overflowing with lyrics I've been writing and collecting since my teen years and into my late 20s, with lyrics from all walks of my life. Darkness, being in love, being heartbroken, finding yourself... and lyrics that I've been sitting on for, like, seven years, that I haven't done anything with.
The toddler must say no in order to find out who she is. The adolescent says no to assert who she is not.
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
Children born to teens have less supportive and stimulating environments, poorer health, lower cognitive development, and worse educational outcomes. Children of teen mothers are at increased risk of being in foster care and becoming teen parents themselves, thereby repeating the cycle.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.
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.
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.
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don't get what you expect.
Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.
I'm thankful for every moment.
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful - for all of it.
I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!
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.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
I'm thankful for every moment.
I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.
Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.
Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
I am grateful to have my life back and for the friends and family who never gave up on me, for a God who was there when I was ready to find him. I am grateful for so much, that every day, one day at a time, is Thanksgiving.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
In many ways, September feels like the busiest time of the year: The kids go back to school, work piles up after the summer's dog days, and Thanksgiving is suddenly upon us.
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn lessons we could not fully comprehend by any other means.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
I've seen terrorism close up, but I don't live in a state of terror at all. I'm comfortable going to the Manhattan Thanksgiving Day Parade, the tree lighting at Rockefeller Center, Times Square on New Years Eve. For perspective, the world today is a safer place than it was during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Berlin Airlift, World War II.
Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.
One of my most memorable Thanksgiving memories was probably the first year that me and my two brothers decided to start our annual eating contest. We ate throughout the whole day. We started that morning and weighed ourselves, and at the very end of the night, we weighed ourselves out. And all three of us equally gained five pounds.
I was introduced to the Turducken in New Orleans. And it wasn't Thanksgiving. Glenn at the Gourmet Butcher Block brought it by, and I had never heard of it or had seen one, and they put it in the booth, and it smelled so good that I had to taste it. And it was good. Then Thanksgiving came, and we got one in addition to the traditional turkey.
My parents came from little, so they made a choice to give a lot: buying turkeys for homeless shelters at Thanksgiving, delivering meals to people in hospices, giving spare change to those asking for it.
Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
Life is all about having a good time.
It is time to remember that old wisdom our soldiers will never forget: that whether we are black or brown or white, we all bleed the same red blood of patriots, we all enjoy the same glorious freedoms, and we all salute the same great American Flag.
What you feel inside reflects on your face. So be happy and positive all the time.
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.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
Autumn's the mellow time.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
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.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.
Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.
I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.
Nature is impersonal, awe-inspiring, elegant, eternal. It's geometrically perfect. It's tiny and gigantic. You can travel far to be in a beautiful natural setting, or you can observe it in your backyard - or, in my case, in the trees lining New York City sidewalks, or in the clouds above skyscrapers.
Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realise how important it is to use the time I have.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
The best education I have ever received was through travel.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
The world is getting more connected through technology and travel. Cuisines are evolving. Some people are scared of globalization, but I think people will always take pride in cultural heritage.
Travel early and travel often. Live abroad, if you can. Understand cultures other than your own. As your understanding of other cultures increases, your understanding of yourself and your own culture will increase exponentially.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
I am blessed for what I have, but I believed in it from the beginning. Today, the dream is the same: I still want to travel, I still want to entertain, and I most certainly still want to have fun.
To travel is to take a journey into yourself.
Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour - an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.
I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you're able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something... it's about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
Leadership contains certain elements of good management, but it requires that you inspire, that you build durable trust. For an organization to be not just good but to win, leadership means evoking participation larger than the job description, commitment deeper than any job contract's wording.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
Trust is the most important part of a relationship, closely followed by communication. I think that if you have those two things, everything else falls into place - your affection, your emotional connection.
I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.
I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
Boldness doesn't mean rude, obnoxious, loud, or disrespectful. Being bold is being firm, sure, confident, fearless, daring, strong, resilient, and not easily intimidated. It means you're willing to go where you've never been, willing to try what you've never tried, and willing to trust what you've never trusted. Boldness is quiet, not noisy.
Trust is hard to come by. That's why my circle is small and tight. I'm kind of funny about making new friends.
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.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
The love of a dog is a pure thing. He gives you a trust which is total. You must not betray it.
Our shared values define us more than our differences. And acknowledging those shared values can see us through our challenges today if we have the wisdom to trust in them again.
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
Our uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable - but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being 'alone': You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I'm talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.
We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
Facts are many, but the truth is one.
My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how to care for people. Also, they encouraged me to take risks, to boldly go. They taught me that the greatest danger in life is not taking the adventure.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
We must fight for peace bravely as we fought in war.
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.
A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.
The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue.
The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman - it must reflect the personality and style of the bride.
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
Weddings are important because they celebrate life and possibility.
Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage.
There's a big difference between falling in love with someone and falling in love with someone and getting married. Usually, after you get married, you fall in love with the person even more.
There is such an emotional connection between the bride and her wedding dress, whereas in ready-to-wear you may just be focusing on color or prints for that particular season.
There is definitely a 'red carpet moment' to a bride's wedding day, but when designing for bridal, it is important to focus on the details that will captivate and capture the imagination of the bride - she has to fall in love with the gown.
Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense sense of release, that we have something more important than our separate selves, and that is the marriage. There's immense happiness that can come from working towards that.
A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
I love pizza. I want to marry it, but it would just be to eat her family at the wedding.
I want to be a simple bride when I get married. I want a beach wedding where I am running around on the sand in a white dress.
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.
One tradition I have with my friends is that when one of us gets married, we have a ton of fragrance oils and pretty bottles at the bachelorette party. Everyone puts a drop or two in a bottle for the bride and makes a wish, and the bride wears our creation on her wedding day.
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
A wedding, a great wedding, is just a blast. A celebration of romance and community and love... What is unfun about that? Nothing.
For most couples, the first event they plan together is their wedding.
As I grew up and began identifying myself as a feminist, there were plenty of issues that continued to make me question marriage: the father 'giving' the bride away, women taking their husband's last name, the white dress, the vows promising to 'obey' the groom. And that only covers the wedding.
I'm getting married because I'm in love with a girl and want to spend my life with her. You can't live your life doing what other people want you to or you'll be miserable. At some point you just have to be yourself.
We all have special numbers in our lives, and 4 is that for me. It's the day I was born. My mother's birthday, and a lot of my friends' birthdays, are on the fourth; April 4 is my wedding date.
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Do I believe in coupling? Do I believe in commitment? Do I believe in co-parenting, raising children together, having a family, and growing old with someone? I absolutely believe in all of those things. I just don't believe that you need to be married to do that. I love going to weddings, though. I do love a good wedding.
Ariel may look a lot like Barbie, and her adventure may be limited to romance and over with the wedding bells, but unlike, say, Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty, she's active, brave and determined, the heroine of her own life. She even rescues the prince. And that makes her a rare fish, indeed, in the world of preschool culture.
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other's strengths.
Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don't live in the shadows of people's judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
I see Americans of every party, every background, every faith who believe that we are stronger together: black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American; young, old; gay, straight; men, women, folks with disabilities, all pledging allegiance under the same proud flag to this big, bold country that we love. That's what I see. That's the America I know!
A lot of people would say 'sexy' is about the body. But to me, 'sexy' is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.
A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
There's three things men always talk about - women, sports, and cars.
The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.
Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.
My mom was a source of strength. She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all.
Being natural is incredibly empowering for women because it's just who you are. You're embracing all the beautiful things about you from your head to your toes. Because when you mask so much of your natural beauty, people don't get to see that.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite - and because of - your flaws.
Imagine having all of your freedoms taken away, being forced to work against your will, and constantly living under the threat of violence - in short, being forced to live as a slave. Sadly, this situation is a reality for millions of children, women, and men each year as part of the global human trafficking industry.
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
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.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.
It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.
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.
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.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
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.
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.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It's not about winning and losing; it's about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It's about embracing the pain that you'll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge.
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other's strengths.
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.
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