We’ve collected the best You Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Erma Bombeck, Theodore Roosevelt, George Bernard Shaw. Use them as an inspiration.
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
The government is us; we are the government, you and I.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
What you put into life is what you get out of it.
You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.
If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.
Life is too short to do the things you don’t love doing.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
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.
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
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.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in.
Be as you wish to seem.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.
When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.
The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Once your mind and body is healthy, it creates a freedom that helps you enjoy life.
Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.
Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.
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.
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas.
No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
You are just your intelligence.
Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never want to look the same way.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
At the end of the day, you can’t control the results; you can only control your effort level and your focus.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
Art is anything you can get away with.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
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.
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
It’s about you. If you win, it’s you; if you lose, it’s you. Black and white. Nowhere to hide.
Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.
Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.
Try and leave this world a little better than you found it, and when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate, you have not wasted your time but have done your best.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
If you steal from one author it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many it’s research.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Live the life you’ve dreamed.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you’re on it.
The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it.
Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.
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.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.
It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.
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.
Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bull.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.
Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth.
Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
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.
Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find?
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.
Don’t tell your problems to people: eighty percent don’t care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
I don’t tell people, ‘You’re okay the way that you are.’ That’s not the right story. The right story is, ‘You’re way less than you could be.’
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
You can observe a lot by just watching.
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.
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.
As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone’s spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that’s beautiful to me.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.
Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
If the ride is more fly, then you must buy.
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.
Would you believe in what you believe in if you were the only one who believed it?
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.
It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
Wherever you are – be all there.
I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.
You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.
To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.
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.
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 never know God is all you need until God is all you have.
Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.
If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
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.
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.
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others.
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.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Surround yourself with really good people. I think that’s an important thing. Because the people you surround yourself are a reflection of you.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.
Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you get up and keep going.
Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
My very best friend died in a car accident when I was 16 years old. That was the hardest blow emotionally that I have ever had to endure. Suddenly, you realize tomorrow might not come. Now I live by the motto, ‘Today is what I have.’
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.
I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
You’re beautiful, like a May fly.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success.
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.
Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.
It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Life moves so fast. You gotta document the good times, man.
The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful.
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.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.
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.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.
You only live once and you need to enjoy life, to go out and achieve whatever you want to.
You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you’re going to have a strong superstructure.
Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.
If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.
If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
You may delay, but time will not.
I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.
I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care.
As you think, so shall you become.
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
With consistency and reps and routine you’re going to achieve your goals and get where you want to be.
The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.
Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
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.
Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.
Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Like what you do, and then you will do your best.
It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.
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.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I ain’t giving up on myself, so if you give up on me, I ain’t got nothing else to say for you.
If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Allah is with people who show patience. If you are down in the dumps, Allah will help you if you have belief. But this is a personal thing between you and him. You can’t fool Allah.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Most importantly, if you feel sexy, you look sexy.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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.
Life is not what you expect: it is made up of the most unexpected twists and turns.
Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
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.
Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be.
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
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.
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else – I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
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.
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.
If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Play the game for more than you can afford to lose… only then will you learn the game.
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
The way you dress is an expression of your personality.
Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?
Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.
To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
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.
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon… must inevitably come to pass!
Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
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.
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.
You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that.
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.
My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you’re ugly too.
When you cease to dream you cease to live.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.
Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to cast a stone.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
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.
Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
You just have to take a deep breath, relax and let the game come to you.
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.
Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
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.
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.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
You know what’s funny to me? Attitude.
To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
You can really only enjoy life when you’re extremely busy.
Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
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.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
Life is hard. After all, it kills you.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
You’re either part of the solution or you’re part of the problem.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
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.
You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.
Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.
Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’
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.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.
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.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The more you can dream, the more you can do.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do.
You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
Only the disciplined ones in life are free. If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and your passions.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
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.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I will always be in your heart, and if you hate me, I will be in your mind.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.
So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.
I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
You are the music while the music lasts.
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.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.
If you learn something new every day, you can teach something new every day.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right.
Nothing will work unless you do.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit.
When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are.
If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.
The word ‘racism’ is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything – and demanding evidence makes you a ‘racist.’
Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.
When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.
Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
Unless you have bad times, you can’t appreciate the good times.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
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.
Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Don’t send me flowers when I’m dead. If you like me, send them while I’m alive.
Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.
The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.
It doesn’t matter how many times you win an award, it is always very special.
Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
If you are first you are first. If you are second you are nothing.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
The climb might be tough and challenging,but the view is worth it. There is a purpose for that pain; you just can’t always see it right away.
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.
I think you create your own hipness.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
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.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Only you can control your future.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.
Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
If you never try, you’ll never know what you are capable of.
The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
You can’t fix stupid.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.
Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.
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.
Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser.
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.
Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
You just gotta keep going and fighting for everything, and one day you’ll get to where you want.
I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
The attitude is very important. Because, your behavior radiates how you feel.
You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.