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"Give me one friend, just one, who meets the needs of all my varying moods."
I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
We're different; we're the same.
I'm your best friend, you just don't know that yet.
Don't let a man put anything over on you except an umbrella.
?A man is only as old as the woman he feels.?
?Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend.?
Life is so unlike theory.
Men aren't necessities, they're luxuries.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
"You can't control the wind, but you can adjust your sails."
"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school."
"I've never been one who thought the Lord should make life easy; I've just asked Him to make me strong."
?The squeaky wheel gets the grease.?
"It is easier to follow your leader if you have confidence in whom your leader is following." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)
"Forbidden Fruit is the main ingredient in many Jams!"
"The best way to destroy your enemy, is to make him your friend."
"Good communication is as stimulating as coffee, and just as hard to sleep after."
I am a friend of the workingman, I would rather be his friend than be one.
People are still willing to do an honest day's work. The trouble is they want a week's pay for it.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.
?Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life?
?Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.?
?Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.?
There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.
Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
Be not ashamed of thy virtues; honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
I CAN is 100 times more important than IQ
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
I just know that there are a lot of people out there who are younger than I am, and I wish to be a role model for them. If they have a dream, I want to help them keep that motivation high, so that they can realize their dream. I want to show people that they CAN have fun in life.
When I'm under the gun and I've got pressure on me, I don't panic. I look for the right solution, and then I go for it.
I just feel that my competitive drive is far greater than anyone else that I?ve met, and I think that I thrive on that.
Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.
When you're a self-made man you start very early in life. In my case it was at nine years old when I started bringing income into the family. You get a drive that's a little different, maybe a little stronger, than somebody who inherited.
I tell you that as long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.
People ask what gives me the authority to give advice? I say, First of all, I don't give advice. Dr Phil gives advice. Mr T helps people. I motivate them, I inspire them, I give them hope, and I plant the seed so they can feel good about themselves
Bad Gardens copy, good gardens create, great gardens transcend.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Life is like the dice that, falling, still show a different face. So life, though it remains the same, is always presenting different aspects.
Unrest of spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure.
Screaming is bad for the voice but its good for the heart
The good ended happily and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means
All truth is good but not all truth is good to say
You know that you are in love when the hardest thing to do is say good bye
When we are happy we are always good but when we are good we are not always happy
To keep the body in good health is a duty otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear
The best way to make children good is to make them happy
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example
And in the end it is not the years in your life that count. It is the life in your years.
I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.
If I had only known I would have been a locksmith.
If you are out to describe the truth leave elegance to the tailor.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity of life of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you do not know how great you can be How much you can love What you can accomplish And what your potential is.
I keep my ideals because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Laziness may appear attractive but work gives satisfaction.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
I simply can not build my hopes on a foundation of confusion misery and death I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
What one Christian does is his own responsibility what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews.
In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.
Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You do not have to have a college degree to serve. You do not have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act it is a constant attitude.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces I would still plant my apple tree.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Since the things we do determine the character of life no blessed person can become unhappy. For he will never do those things which are hateful and petty.
Memory is the scribe of the soul.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Whenever you have truth it must be given with love or the message and the messenger will be rejected.
My faith runs so very much faster than my reason that I can challenge the whole world and say God is was and ever shall be.
They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.
You can chain me you can torture me you can even destroy this body but you will never imprison my mind.
We keep moving forward opening new doors and doing new things because we are curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Crowded classrooms and half day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource the minds of our children.
I do not like to repeat successes I like to go on to other things.
Every time you smile at someone it is an action of love a gift to that person a beautiful thing.
Peace begins with a smile.
Kind words are short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he will never crow. I have seen the light and I am crowing.
It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction things begin to happen.
The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.
If you can not make it good at least make it look good.
In this business by the time you realize you are in trouble it is too late to save yourself. Unless you are running scared all the time you are gone.
Smart is an elusive concept. There is a certain sharpness an ability to absorb new facts. To ask an insightful question. To relate to domains that may not seem connected at first. A certain creativity that allows people to be effective.
If you give people tools and they use their natural ability and their curiosity they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.
To create a new standard it takes something that is not just a little bit different. It takes something that is really new and really captures people is imagination. And the Macintosh of all the machines I have ever seen is the only one that meets that standard.
I had some set idea of a finish line do not you think I would have crossed it years ago.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart I shall say that life is good.
It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.
A friend is one that knows you as you are understands where you have been accepts what you have become and still gently allows you to grow.
Cowards die many times before their deaths the valiant never taste of death but once.
Absence doth sharpen love presence strengthens it the one brings fuel the other blows it till it burns clear.
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led like sheep to the slaughter.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference they deserve a place of honor with all that is good.
The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
In general I esteem it a good maxim that the best way to preserve the confidence of the people durably is to promote their true interest.
Do not pray for easy lives Pray to be stronger men.
I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris and I have enjoyed it.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
Does anybody really think that they did not get what they had because they did not have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment.
Let there be work bread water and salt for all.
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill we do not ask for the handsomest physician or the most eloquent one.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly while bad people will find a way around the laws.
If a man neglects education he walks lame to the end of his life.
I have often said there is nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God then we will be a nation gone under.
I hope the people on Wall Street will pay attention to the people on Main Street. If they do they will see there is a rising tide of confidence in the future of America.
If you have seen one redwood you have seen them all.
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else is opinions their lives a mimicry their passions a quotation.
Life is never fair and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
In politics the middle way is none at all.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber or kill a flea.
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read think speak and write.
It is weakness rather than wickedness which renders men unfit to be trusted with unlimited power.
Popularity next to virtue and wisdom ought to be aimed at for it is the dictate of wisdom and is necessary to the practice of virtue inmost.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything What we think we become.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Love and compassion are necessities not luxuries Without them humanity cannot survive.
Happiness is not something ready made it comes from your own action.
Suffering increases your inner strength Also the wishing for suffering makes the suffering disappear.
You can not build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Business is never so healthy as when like a chicken it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all but goes on making his own business better all the time.
I am the only major candidate who opposed this war from the beginning and as President I will end it.
What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility a recognition on the part of every American that we have duties to ourselves our nation and the world duties that we do not grudgingly accept but rather seize gladly firm in the knowle.
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
A nation healed A world repaired An America that believes again.
See one promontory one mountain one sea one river and see all.
The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways I to die and you to live. Which is better Only God knows.
Remember no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune
There are no extra pieces in the universe Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.
Stress is an inappropriate fight flight response Wisdom Quest.
I do not even want to talk about it right now because somebody might steal the idea.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Be not simply good be good for something.
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Life is the reward of virtue And happiness is the goal and reward of life.
I have come here to say that I do not recognize anyone is right to one minute of my life It had to be said. The world is perishishing from an orgy of self sacrificing.
A building has integrity just like a man And just as seldom.
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
The purpose of morality is to teach you not to suffer and die but to enjoy yourself and live.
Every closed eye is not sleeping and every open eye is not seeing.
When you become senile you wont know it.
Sigmund Freud once said What do women want The only thing I have learned in fifty two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.
A word to the wise are not necessary it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens who assemble and administer the government in person.
All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.
The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
The essence of Government is power and power lodged as it must be in human hands will ever be liable to abuse.
In Republics the great danger is that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.
Lost time is never found again.
When you are finished changing you are finished.
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
Believers look up take courage The angels are nearer than you think.
The most prominent place in hell is reserved for those who are neutral on the great issues of life.
It is unnatural for Christianity to be popular.
It is not the body is posture but the heart attitude that counts when we pray.
Open your eyes look within Are you satisfied with the life you are living.
You can fool some people sometimes but you can not fool all the people all the time.
You are not gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.
A little wine sometimes that is all Spirits are bad Alcohol wrong Herb does grow.
Do not forget your history nor your destiny.
The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That is the deal.
What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing it also depends on what kind of a person you are.
Love is not affectionate feeling but a steady wish for the loved person is ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.
We were promised sufferings They were part of the program. We were even told Blessed are they that mourn.
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in Aim at earth and you get neither.
Inspiration exists but it has to find us working.
The world today does not make sense so why should I paint pictures that do.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do but it should be a vague idea.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
A women who does not wear perfume has no future.
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
Think hard about it I am running out of demons. I am running out of villians. I am down to Castro and Kim Il Sung.
Bad news is not wine It does not improve with age.
Have fun in your command Do not always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you are earned it spend time with your families.
Experts often possess more data than judgment.
Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.
There are no secrets to success It is the result of preparation hard work and learning from failure.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
With coarse rice to eat with water to drink and my bent arm for a pillow I have still joy in the midst of all these things.
If you lead the people with correctness who will dare not be correct.
The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly and who can say to himself I shall today be uppermost.
When you see a worthy person endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person then examine your inner self.
Do not complain about the snow on your neighbor roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
Any fool can criticize condemn and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
When dealing with people remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic but with creatures of emotion creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.
Remember happiness does not depend on who you are or what you have it depends solely upon what you think.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
Take a chance All life is a chance The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If you want to conquer fear do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
The true genius shudders at incompleteness and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Experience has shown and a true philosophy will always show that a vast perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
One is philosophy is not best expressed in words it is expressed in the choices one makes and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
The purpose of life after all is to live it to taste experience to the utmost to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Good kids are like sunsets We take them for granted Every evening they disappear. Most parents never imagine how hard they try to please us and how miserable they feel when they think they have failed.
When humor goes there goes civilization.
On vacations We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin the saltwater off our bodies and the sand out of our belongings.
We and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
There are many ways of going forward but only one way of standing still.
Books may be burned and cities sacked but truth like the yearning for freedom lives in the hearts of humble men and women.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
Selfishness is the only real atheism aspiration unselfishness the only real religion.
Oh Lord give us faith Give us faith in each other faith in our united crusade.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
You have your way I have my way. As for the right way the correct way and the only way it does not exist.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
Man cannot learn to forget but hangs on the past however far or fast he runs that chain runs with him.
Work is life you know and without it there is nothing but fear and insecurity.
I have had the boyhood thing of being Elvis Now I want to be with my best friend and my best friend is my wife. Who could ask for anything more.
When I hold you in my arms and I feel my finger on your trigger I know no one can do me no harm because happiness is a warm gun.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It was not the answer It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
We were all on this ship in the sixties our generation a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.
Rituals are important Nowadays it is hip not to be married. I am not interested in being hip.
You do not need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are.
Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex.
History repeats itself first as tragedy second as farce.
The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.
I will try anything once twice if I like it three times to make sure.
It is not what I do but how I do it It is not what I say but how I say it and how I look when I do it and say it.
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
It does not require a majority to prevail but rather an irate tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people is minds.
Among the natural rights of the colonists are these First a right to life secondly to liberty and thirdly to property together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.
We are so trendy we can not even escape ourselves.
A friend is nothing but a known enemy.
I had a really good childhood up until I was nine then a classic case of divorce really affected me.
If I do my full duty the rest will take care of itself.
An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.
Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Life is a gift and it offers us the privilege opportunity and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears.
Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse.
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution.
I never dreamed my book was going to do what it is done Hopefully I will never have to take a salary from the church again We plan to be good givers.
Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it is hard When you do that you are passing the test.
Good business leaders create a vision articulate the vision passionately own the vision and relentlessly drive it to completion.
I have learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
Do not manage lead change before you have to.
An organization is ability to learn and translate that learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.
We have only been wealthy in this country for 70 years Who said we ought to have all this Is it ordained.
GEs businesses turned in a terrific first quarter Our products and services are being well received in unusually robust global markets.
I think the move by Mr Greenspan was welcomed by everyone here.
I sure liked the idea of someone giving me millions of dollars In 1992 they took control of the company and I was out on the street.
We must let go of the life we have planned so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
When you follow your bliss doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors and where there would not be a door for anyone else. When you follow your bliss doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors and where there would not be a door for anyone else.
I have heard youngsters use some of George Lucas terms the Force and the dark side. So it must be hitting somewhere It is a good sound teaching I would say.
You do not understand death you learn to acquiesce in death.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
I have just three things to teach simplicity patience compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Love is of all passions the strongest for it attacks simultaneously the head the heart and the senses.
Knowing others is wisdom knowing yourself is enlightenment.
He who knows does not speak He who speaks does not know.
The words of truth are always paradoxical.
Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself being especially free of admirers then.
A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.
Never mistake activity for achievement.
Consider the rights of others before your own feelings and the feelings of others before your own rights.
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
Failure is not fatal but failure to change might be.
I am the one that has to die when it is time for me to die so let me live my life the way I want to.
Music does not lie If there is something to be changed in this world then it can only happen through music.
Music is a safe type of high It is more the way it was supposed to be. That is where highness came I guess from anyway It is nothing but rhythm and motion.
I wish they had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would have been straightened out.