Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Every situation in life is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that it will not last forever and better days are on the way.
Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they are always there.
Ice cream, in its own sweet way, reminds us: Enjoy life before it melts away.
The significant problems we face today cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.
Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.
It doesn't matter what other people think about you. The only thing that matters is that you are happy with who you are.
If you done it, it ain't bragging.
In any dispute the intensity of feeling is inversely proportional to the value of the issues at stake.
I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.
Leaders who win the respect of others are the ones who deliver more than they promise, not the ones who promise more than they can deliver.
Mark A. Clement
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will be at peace.
Someone with their feet planted firmly on the ground has no hope of reaching the stars.
If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.
Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
Values are like fingerprints. Nobody's are the same, but you leave 'em all over everything you do.
Power is the ability to do good things for others.
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
Focusing is about saying "no".
Creativity comes from looking for the unexpected and stepping outside your own experience.
If it can't be expressed in figures, it's not a science - it's an opinion.
Robert A Heinlein
The clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him.
Around here we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way!
The one thing all famous authors, world class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. Mike Dooley
True merit is like a river. The deeper it is, the less noise it makes.
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.
Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.
Jean de La Bruyere
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
Find the good and praise it.
Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.
George M. Adams
Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary.
Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Everybody behaves according to their own nature.
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
Consumers are statistics, customers are people.
Excellence results from dedication to daily progress.
It is a sign of strength, not of weakness, to admit that you don't know all the answers.
John P. Loughrane
Dream big; Dare to fail.
Change, after all, is only another word for growth.
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able and yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
The word 'Listen' contains the same letters as the word 'Silent'.
Goals. There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There's no telling what will happen when you act upon them.
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