Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.
Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
No one remembers who came in second.
Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.
The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
You know, one day you look at the person and you see something more than you did the night before. Like a switch has been flicked somewhere. And the person who was just a friend is... suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.
The Marine Corps has just been called by the New York Times, 'The elite of this country.' I think it is the elite of the world.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
I wasn't afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure.
Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Don't worry about failure; you only have to be right once.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
If we want to find safe alternatives to obstetrics, we must rediscover midwifery. To rediscover midwifery is the same as giving back childbirth to women. And imagine the future if surgical teams were at the service of the midwives and the women instead of controlling them.
If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving,and of families united.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
A dress should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to prove you're a lady.
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you're proud to live.
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death." "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Don't dwell on what went wrong.
Instead, focus on what to do next.
Spend your energies on moving forward
toward finding the answer.
Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
Pray, and let God worry.
A leader is a dealer in hope.