Friday, June 3, 2011

Inspirational quotes (Part 5)

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick
“Stop trying to look beyond the hills, everything you ever wanted is in the valley.” –An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

“How you deal with a problem is more important than the problem itself.”

“There are no secrets to success. Is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” –Colin Powell

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” –Henry David Thoreau

“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.” –H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“To succeed…you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” –Tony Dorsett

“Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.” Virgil

“Champions keep playing until the get it right.” Billie Jean King

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” –George Bernard Shaw

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” –Albert Einstein

“Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” –Charles Dickens

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” –Will Rogers

“We cannot truly face life until we face the fact that it will be taken away from us.” –Billy Graham

“We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.” –Sir Winston Churchill

“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” –Benjamin Franklin

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” Henry David Thoreau

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln
“Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.”- Charles F. Kettering

“Thing which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” –Goethe

“Will you look back on life and say, ‘I wish I had, or I’m glad I did?’” -Zig Zigler

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” –Aesop

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan

“Until you value yourself you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” M. Scott Peck

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”- Aristotle

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” –Vincent Van Gogh

“Self pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in the world.”-Helen Keller

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” –Robert Frost

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” –Ghandi

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second- rate version of somebody else.” –Judy Garland

“An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.” –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” –John Lennon

“Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the gratefully and appreciating heart.” –Henry Clay

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” –Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

“The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything.” –Theodore Roosevelt

“The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half inch eraser- in case you thought optimism was dead.” –Robert Brault

“We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.” –John F. Kennedy

“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.” –Charles F. Kettering

“As simple as is sounds, we all must be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we’ve been given.” –Mary Lou Retton

“Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.” –Napoleon Bonaparte

“I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world.” –Woodrow Wilson

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau

“It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.” –Henry Ward Beecher

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” –Robert Frost

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” –Nelson Mandela

“You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. Now.” –Joan Baez

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” –John Lennon

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”-Marie Curie

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” –Oscar Wilde

“Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.” –Will Rogers

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” –Winston Churchill

“Character is a commodity that cannot be bought, cannot be stolen, and cannot be borrowed from any other.” –Byron Pulsifer

“Crisis is opportunity.” –Taoist

“Show me a hero, and I will write you a tragedy.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Today I do, tomorrow, I will.” –TV show Criminal Minds

“There is no fate, destiny to deter a determined soul.” –Elaine Wilcox

“Tomorrow will be different, but tomorrow is often a repetition of today.” –TV show Criminal Minds

Martin Luther King Jr. quotes:

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

“Intelligence plus character- that is the true goal of education.”

“Hat cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.”

“If you’re not doing anything new and different, you’re not really developing.” –leadership development expert Dan McCarthy

“Get busy living or get busy dying.” –Movie The Shawshank Redemption

“Everybody wants to change the world, but not themselves.”- TV show Nikita

“If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.” -E. O. Wilson

“Turn inspiration into reality.” -Globe and Mail writer Jonathan Goldstein

“You can have it all, but you can’t have it all at the same time." -16 and Pregnant thread on twop

“To love in spite of all is the secret of greatness. And may very well be the greatest secret in this universe.” –Post Secret

“A friend is like a four leaf clover. It’s hard to find and lucky to have.”

“You can have everything you want, if you will just help enough other people get what you want.” –Zig Zigler.

“A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.” –David Brinkley

“If you can find something you love, you’ll probably be good at it- or at least work hard enough so you’ll eventually get good- and if you are good, someone will pay you for it.” –Cubicle Coach from Marie Claire

“The only way out is through.” – TV show Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior

“I invent my tomorrow.” –TV show 30 Rock

“You find the right lever, you can move the world.” –TV show The Mentalist

“Waste a lot of years and delayed a lot of happiness. We carry a shell like a turtle carries a shell. Drop your shell.” –TV show Hellcats

“Anything in life that’s worth doing is hard.” –TV show Desperate Housewives

“Sometimes human places create inhuman monsters.” –Stephen King

“Every journey into the past is complicated. By delusions, false memories, false naming of real events.” Adrian Rich

“Bring the past, only if you’re going to build from it.” –Dominco Estrado

“Ordinary people can bring about change.” –Oprah Winfrey

“What’s wrong with the world and what can we do to change it?”- Oprah Winfrey

“You are bigger than your circumstances.” –Liz Murray

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