You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving. Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind. Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty.
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. The best part about life? Every morning you have a new opportunity to become a happier version of yourself.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others. Albert Camus Click to tweet. Embrace the unknown and let your life surprise you. If you seek tranquility, do less. Which brings a double satisfaction: Because most of what we say and do is not essential. You can discard most of the junk that clutters your mind — things that exist only there — and clear out space for yourself.
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. Theodore Roosevelt Graduation The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Smith Do not fall before you are pushed. You must not lose faith in humanity.
The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace. We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. As long as you are being true to yourself , you will always find happiness. If you give, you will be blessed. If you can grow in love, you will grow in awareness. If you grow in awareness, you will grow in love. If you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror. Be the love you never received.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing. The best kiss is the one that has been exchanged a thousand times between the eyes before it reaches the lips.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.
Be loyal to those are not present. In doing so, you build the trust of those who are present. If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization. Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack. An artist is a creature driven by demons. I will not reason and compare: The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.
Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be. Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire. No matter what challenges or setbacks and disappointments you may encounter along the way, you will find true success and happiness if you have only one goal.
There really is only one. And that is this: You want to max out your humanity by using your energy to lift yourself up, your family and the people around you. If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible. Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both. Horace Mann Click to tweet.
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity , goodness and truth. The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success? Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow — after you have done your best to achieve success today.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire — you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away. No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. If you will not rise above the things of the world, they will rise above you. Sri Sathya Sai Baba. We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes. Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. You have an obligation to change it You just do it one step at a time. The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
George Will Click to tweet. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the change that we seek. The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing in. Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant.
It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest. Travel is fatal to prejudice , bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. Try to be better than yourself. What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else and avoid trouble? If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself. Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.
John Keats Click to tweet. The most important thing to remember is this: To be ready at any moment to give up what you are for what you might become. Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life. There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing , the rest is mere sheep-herding. Man reading should be man intensely alive.
You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it. If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. You can never spend enough time with children. Dwayne Hickman Click to tweet. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them. Patience can become second nature, if taught early enough.
One of those gifts to your children for which you will be hated first and loved later. Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives. You can hate me. You can go out there and say anything you want about me, But you will love me later because I told you the truth. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Just walk beside me and be my friend. The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him. Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity.
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You have the right to quit Toxic People. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyway. You may both be wrong. Ever since then man's success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most. Kirkpatrick One should always play fair when one has the winning cards. Then you get to experience what you gave your power to. Smith Do not fall before you are pushed. But don't deal with it by making it more unfair to others.
And eventually, that becomes enough. I Love You , compiled by H. It's illegal to bore people. Siegel is one of the company's founders. Without that he is as a pea vine sprawling in search of a trellis I was all asprawl, clinging to Beauty, which is a very restless trellis. White — Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak. Sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go. Then deliver more than you promise. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake. Milne Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got. Only a few trick-riders can stand still and not tumble.
SunWolf, January 18th tweet, professorsunwolf. Great Soldiers," Never force talent; let talent force you. But also he needs the great Milky Way above him and the vast sea spaces, though neither stars nor ocean serve his daily needs. I'll tell you how. First, look well to your health. Eat regularly and simply, and take proper rest. Go to bed early.
You are not them. Jared Krebsbach, Failed Yet Famous Tuesday, September 4, You don't need to be anyone other than yourself to achieve prosperity and success. Rather than change who you are, you simply need to tap into and activate the brilliant essence that already exists at your core. Jeff Davis, The Power of Authentic Leadership Monday, September 3, it is not the requirements of the task itself that create pressure; it is our perceptions of those requirements that create the pressure.
Martin Turner, Jamie Barker, What Business Can Learn From Sport Psychology Sunday, September 2, I pray you have hope - hope that God is more powerful than all of our past mistakes, hope that God uses our weaknesses to glorify himself, and a deeper hope that he can speak over and through our faulty, muddled words. We must take action anyway.
Dave O'Brian, 7 Life Changing Lessons Friday, August 31, Do not allow the "this seems too difficult" thought to cross your mind, if it does simply shrug it off as if it did not occur. George, Focus Wednesday, August 29, Personal control means the ability to change things by one's voluntary actions; it is the opposite of helplessness. Seligman, Learned Optimism Tuesday, August 28, Many people look for happiness outside themselves, but true happiness must come from inside of us.
Thich Hanh, Anger Monday, August 27, Don't set goals that are too far out of reach, or beyond your ability to meet. Keep winning the little wars, one at a time, and you are sure to win the war. Stephen Covey Saturday, August 25, Adversity, which looks and feels like such a determined enemy, can become a valuable ally. Only you can decide which it will be. Joni Eareckson Tada Friday, August 24, Dreams and goals and are not just fleeting moments of inspiration.
If acted upon, these moments can help us create a life that is exciting and fulfilling. Joel Osteen Thursday, August 22, Every relationship offers one of two things: In many instances, the lesson is the ultimate blessing. Mark Thomas, Procrastination Cure Tuesday, August 21, Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden Monday, August 20, I may have absolutely no control over what happens to us, but we can control how we respond. If we choose the right attitude, we can rise above whatever challenges we face.
Nick Vujicic , Life Without Limits Sunday, August 19, The purpose of a mirror is to reflect the glory of God; Christ can put back together the broken pieces of the shattered mirror. Apple, A Devotional Commentary on the Psalms Saturday, August 18, I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. Julius Erving Friday, August 17, The quality of your life is largely determined by the quality of your time management. But time management is really personal management, life management.
It is management of yourself. If you don't control your time properly, it is difficult for you to control anything else. Your life requires courage. Mel Robbins Wednesday, August 15, How can you love people without encouraging them? And how can you be loyal to people without educating them. Confucius Tuesday, August 14, There will never be another precious you!
Stay true to your inner nature. Promise yourself right now that you will not live the rest of your life according to how others think you should live it. Gail Mewes Monday, August 13, One moment of courage can change your day. One day can change your life. And one life can change the world.
Mel Robbins, The 5 Second Rule Sunday, August 12, You should be courageous, not because of who you are and what you've done, but because of who God is and what He has done! Mack, Courage Saturday, August 11, When people feel extraordinary, you get extraordinary results. When people feel ordinary, you get ordinary results. Rick Pitino, Rebound Rules: The Art of Success 2. But I can't accept not trying. Michael Jordan, Basketball Player Thursday, August 9, I believe that my life is built upon layers of little everyday accomplishments. When I think this way, setting goals and taking small risks becomes nothing more than a daily striving to make my life better.
They teach us coolness, courage and self-control. Priyanka Tripathi, Practice like a champion Tuesday, August 7, A life in which all risk is eliminated would be impoverished and constricted. Gooder Paula, Let Me Go There Monday, August 6, Success in any aspect of your life is a result of planning out your goals and utilizing your creativity. Komail Haider, The Productive Entrepreneur Sunday, August 5, Anytime the rich and poor combine, we should listen to whoever has the least power. Chris Marlow, Doing Good Is Simple Friday, August 2, You can become better tomorrow than you are today, but it requires letting go of your past and learning from success and failure.
Steve Gilliland, Making A Difference Thursday, August 2, A good strategy recognizes the nature of the challenge and offers a way of surmounting it.