In this post, you will find great Your Quotes from famous people, such as Neil Gaiman, Bethenny Frankel, Robert Foster Bennett, Paul J. Meyer, Joseph Campbell. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Keep going. Grind for what you want. Pray. Listen to your mama.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
That’s your best friend and your worst enemy – your own brain.
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that’s what courage is.
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
Editing cannot be taught. Developing your own taste cannot be taught.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
There’s nothing like the peace of the countryside, the quiet and the lack of distraction. It helps you to focus your mind.
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.
Be yourself, but always your better self.
To have faith doesn’t mean you get any less frustrated when you don’t do your best, but you know that it’s not life and death. Take what you’re given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going.
I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile.
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.
If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
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.
Personally, I’ve learned about perseverance: when you hear the word ‘No,’ and when you hear rejection, that it’s not always final. And that timing is everything, and you have to stay the course and just keep working hard and know that, when your time comes, that it will be sweet and that it will be the perfect time.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Money begets money. If you don’t have that, you wait around to be hired by somebody at the mercy of others. If you have that money in your hand, you desperately try to make the best use of it and move ahead. And that’s generating income for yourself.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
To all the other dreamers out there, don’t ever stop or let the world’s negativity disenchant you or your spirit. If you surround yourself with love and the right people, anything is possible.
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.
Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
With consistency and reps and routine you’re going to achieve your goals and get where you want to be.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
If you are confident about yourself and wear what you love, you will exude a style of your own.
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
At the end of the day, you can’t control the results; you can only control your effort level and your focus.
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.
If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
An award recognizing your talent is an honor. That matters a lot to me.
That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
You will always have ups and downs in your life and your career, but just stay positive and go for it.
When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It’s just a first impression. Then there’s someone who doesn’t catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren’t what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail.
There’s a time in your life where you’re not quite sure where you are. You think everything’s perfect, but it’s not perfect… Then one day you wake up and you can’t quite picture yourself in the situation you’re in. But the secret is, if you can picture yourself doing anything in life, you can do it.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
Become aware of your own insufficiency.
Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.
Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.
Only you can control your future.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.
Don’t follow a trend. Follow your heart.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.
You change your life by changing your heart.
Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
You can learn from anyone even your enemy.
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.
Music is the soundtrack of your life.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
Nothing makes you feel better than when you get into a hotel bed, and the sheets feel so good. Why shouldn’t you wake up like that every day? Spend money on your mattress and bedding because these things make a difference on your sleep and, ultimately, your happiness.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Never give up on your dreams, no matter how painful and difficult your journey is.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
It’s very refreshing to go away and take a break, to clear your head, and just get into something else.
You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer.
Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.
Once your mind and body is healthy, it creates a freedom that helps you enjoy life.
I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
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.
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
Just follow your dreams and be patient.
Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
Teaching is not a job. It’s a lifestyle. It permeates your whole life.
You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.
The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there… and still on your feet.
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.
Let your mind alone, and see what happens.
Life is full of tough decisions, and nothing makes them easy. But the worst ones are really your personal koans, and tormenting ambivalence is just the sense of satori rising. Try, trust, try, and trust again, and eventually you’ll feel your mind change its focus to a new level of understanding.
If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything.
Once you put everything in the right perspective, even bad times can be an opportunity to refresh your appetite, your desire.
Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are gone but a declaration of our hopes for the future, and for the years I may, by God’s Grace and Mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.
Simple and to the point is always the best way to get your point across.
Your life is your canvas, and you are the masterpiece. There are a million ways to be kind, amazing, fabulous, creative, bold, and interesting.
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
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.
Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
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.
The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake.
When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that’s when passion is born.
Politics is the art of controlling your environment.
May you live all the days of your life.
It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.
You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.
You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.
Your personality is what makes you sexy.
Failed plans should not be interpreted as a failed vision. Visions don’t change, they are only refined. Plans rarely stay the same, and are scrapped or adjusted as needed. Be stubborn about the vision, but flexible with your plan.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.
Know your power, believe in yourself and don’t let anyone dim your light.
Our political leaders have great responsibilities, but as with many situations in life, people often rise or fall to meet your expectations. Our responsibility as citizens is to expect our leaders to lead and to give them enough support so that they may do so.
You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
Diplomacy is listening to what the other guy needs. Preserving your own position, but listening to the other guy. You have to develop relationships with other people so when the tough times come, you can work together.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
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.
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
It’s a great feeling when your work is appreciated.
If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose.
Follow your dreams. If you have a goal, and you want to achieve it, then work hard and do everything you can to get there, and one day it will come true.
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 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.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
We are braver and wiser because they existed, those strong women and strong men… We are who we are because they were who they were. It’s wise to know where you come from, who called your name.
Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?
Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.
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.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.
Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand.
If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.
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.
Choose your love, Love your choice.
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.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.
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.
When you lose a parent, you realize how vital they are to the foundation of your life. It’s impossible to understand what it means until that curtain is pulled. You’re an orphan. But then I think that life is kind of remarkable, and the thing that causes the biggest pain can also bring amazing energy.
Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.
Less make-up is better, and it’s always better to let your natural beauty shine. Essentially, be happy with your appearance.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
Home is where your family is. Wherever you are, it’s about the people you’re surrounded by, not necessarily where you lay your head.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.
Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.
If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear.
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.
Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
You can’t change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you’re thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
You can be sexy and feel good in your skin, no matter what size you are.
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.
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.
I feel like this: Whatever is in your path and in your heart, you need to do.
The ego is only an illusion, but a very influential one. Letting the ego-illusion become your identity can prevent you from knowing your true self. Ego, the false idea of believing that you are what you have or what you do, is a backwards way of assessing and living life.
Do all you can to make your dreams come true.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.
It’s a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
It’s ok to show all your colors.
Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.
The best thing is to accept the circumstances, not take them personally, deal with them, stop complaining, and give everything your best.
If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.
It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.
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.
Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!
Don’t just count your years, make your years count.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
Stay focused, believe that you can achieve at the highest level, surround yourself with others who believe in you, and do not stray from your goal.
Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.
If you never change your mind, why have one?
The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
Do your best and leave the rest to God.
What other people think of you is none of your business.
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.
Entertainment is there to improve people’s quality of life. After your basic needs, there’s entertainment.
To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.
To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.
Hey sky, take off your hat, I’m on my way!
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings – words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.
Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.
With only one bag, you can change your outfit completely.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
I believe that in life, you have to give things your best shot, do your best. You have to focus on what needs to be done, do the right thing, not the popular thing.
There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Control your own destiny or someone else will.
No one gets away with anything, ever, so take responsibility for your own life.
I always feel like it’s two key ingredients when it comes to following your dreams, making something happen that the average person deems difficult. If you truly believe it, that’s step one. Step two, is, you know, the hard work that goes along with it.
In order to have your voice be heard in Washington, you have to make some little contribution.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Adopt responsibility for your own well-being, try to put your family together, try to serve your community, try to seek for eternal truth… That’s the sort of thing that can ground you in your life, enough so that you can withstand the difficulty of life.
Greatness comes by doing a few small and smart things each and every day. Comes from taking little steps, consistently. Comes from a making a few small chips against everything in your professional and personal life that is ordinary, so that a day eventually arrives when all that’s left is The Extraordinary.
You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.
Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.
You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
It’s very important to like the people you work with. Otherwise, your job is going to be quite miserable.
Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Stay focused on your mission, remain steadfast in your pursuit of excellence, and always do the right thing.
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.
I think you should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The attitude is very important. Because, your behavior radiates how you feel.
Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?
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.
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 not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds. It’s your best friends who are supremely resilient, made under pressure and of astonishing value. They’re everlasting; they can cut glass if they need to.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.
If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.
Your ability to adapt to failure, and navigate your way out of it, absolutely 100 percent makes you who you are.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Be yourself. Create your own unique style.
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of ‘crackpot’ than the stigma of conformity.
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.
If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Learn how to treat your vegetables with the love and kindness that they deserve.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
Every day, you’re only as good as your last show.
Only do what your heart tells you.
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.
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.
Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
Don’t lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.
In football, even when you do your best on the pitch, you can win or lose. That is the nature of the game.
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
Allah‘s the Arabic term for God. Stand up for God, fight for God, work for God and do the right thing, and go the right way, things will end up in your corner.
To live in the light of a new day and an unimaginable and unpredictable future, you must become fully present to a deeper truth – not a truth from your head, but a truth from your heart; not a truth from your ego, but a truth from the highest source.
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.
If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.
Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.
Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
Money can’t buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.
No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.
If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.
Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
The most important thing is, whatever you do decide to choose, take it seriously and do your best.
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
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.
There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.
Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.
If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.
To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart.
Believe in yourself, listen to your gut, and do what you love.
Doing voiceovers is so great because even though many people would think it’s just your voice, you really do use all your physicality. I’ve done everything from playing a butterfly to Alice in Wonderland when she’s 10 feet tall, so it allows you to be an actor and build new characters.
Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.
You have people come into your life shockingly and surprisingly. You have losses that you never thought you’d experience. You have rejection and you have learn how to deal with that and how to get up the next day and go on with it.
Your surroundings may change but your essence and your personality pretty much stay the same.
You’re only as good as your last haircut.
Believe in yourself, be persistent, and don’t let anyone break your confidence.
Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.
I think you create your own hipness.
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
I don’t care what it is in life: listen to your heart. If you do, no matter what, you win.
If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don’t forget when you leave why you came.
You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Music should be your escape.
When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, ‘Oh yes – I already have everything that I really need.’
Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.
Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.
Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
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.
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.
Looking back is a way to sharpen the focus on the things you want to change in your life. I think there’s something about nostalgia that really puts a fine point on the here-and-now, and that can be incredibly fascinating and interesting and engaging for the mind.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Conflict cannot survive without your participation.
If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.
Let your joy be in your journey – not in some distant goal.
You got to have a strong mind if you fall back. When you fall back, they going to count you out. So you got to have a strong mind and know your worth. When you come back, you’ve got to be different and even more better.
Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.
If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.
Clarity of vision is the key to achieving your objectives.
When it comes to luck, you make your own.
Never take counsel of your fears.
The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
You can either be a host to God, or a hostage to your ego. It’s your call.
There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.
You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.
Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.
If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.
Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.
When you are grateful – when you can see what you have – you unlock blessings to flow in your life.
There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better.
Basically, to lead without a title is to derive your power within the organisation not from your position but from your competence, effectiveness, relationships, excellence, innovation and ethics.
Pressure is when you play for five dollars a hole with only two in your pocket.
Live your life to its fullest potential and don’t really care too much about what other people think of you.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
The fellowship of true friends who can hear you out, share your joys, help carry your burdens, and correctly counsel you is priceless.
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
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.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.
You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.
It only takes one person to mobilize a community and inspire change. Even if you don’t feel like you have it in you, it’s in you. You have to believe in yourself. People will see your vision and passion and follow you.
It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time.
Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment.
I know what motivated you was not just a political campaign. It was your love of our country.
You aren’t your work, your accomplishments, your possessions, your home, your family… your anything. You’re a creation of your Source, dressed in a physical human body intended to experience and enjoy life on Earth.
True love, to me, is when she’s the first thought that goes through your head when you wake up and the last thought that goes through your head before you go to sleep.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
To be honored by your peers is incredibly gratifying and I am so thankful to my colleagues across the league for this recognition. I’m also grateful to the talented and dedicated coaching staff I work with every day in Toronto. To be recognized with an award that bears Michael H. Goldberg’s name is very special.
Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
You can change your world by changing your words… Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.
Perfection is impossible; just strive to do your best.
Where’s your will to be weird?
Surround yourself with good people. People who are going to be honest with you and look out for your best interests.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.
Things are not going to be easy, things are not going to be fair. Just do your best.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they’re impossible. But then every day you can work towards them, and anything is possible, so keep working hard and follow your dreams.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.
Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.