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If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • change

It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
  • dare

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan, athlete
  • expect

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian
  • change

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy, president
  • motivational

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves. Thomas A. Edison, inventor
  • capable

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives. Nadia Comaneci, athlete
  • positive

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet
  • defeated

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa, leader
  • faith

The only way to be successful in life lies in the understanding of natural order of things. Ali Daud,
  • life

My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • time

Too many people don't do things for fear of falling. You'll never get good unless you fall. Experiences and new accomplishments are feelings we should never lose. Robin Quivers, celebrity
  • accomplishments

When things are perfect, that's when you need to worry most. Drew Barrymore, actress
  • need

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. Richard M. DeVos, businessman
  • positive

I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things. Tina Turner, musician
  • acceptance

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood. Agatha Christie, writer
  • childhood

It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego. Bell Hooks, critic
  • act

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • agreeable

There are some things that, if you say them out loud, will hurt the other person's feelings. I tend to say them anyway. It's better to be honest. Katherine Heigl, actress
  • anyway

The body can do amazing things in a situation when it is really called for. Suzanne Farrell, dancer
  • amazing

Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Greatness

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. Ernest Dimnet, clergyman
  • happiness

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha, leader
  • truth

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • love

The first step toward greatness is to be honest. Proverbs,
  • Greatness

What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible. John Mellencamp, musician
  • afraid

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom? Nhat Hanh, activist
  • positive

Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss. Lee Iacocca, businessman
  • business

No great thing is created suddenly. Epictetus, philosopher
  • Greatness

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • cheat

The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice. Doug Larson, cartoonist
  • blame

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. Dr. Seuss, writer
  • everywhere

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

You don't have to be great to get started, but you do have to get started to be great. Lee J. Colan, author
  • Greatness

The price of greatness is responsibility. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
  • Greatness

When things are bad, it's the best time to reinvent yourself. George Lopez, comedian
  • bad

More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy. Jeff Greenfield, journalist
  • accident

There is no greatness where simplicity, goodness and truth are absent. Leo Tolstoy, novelist
  • Greatness

Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people. Queen Latifah, musician
  • positive

The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more things you'll have to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar, author
  • gratitude

To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. Confucius, philosopher
  • circumstances

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion. G. W. F. Hegel,
  • Greatness

Things don't have to change the world to be important. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • change

I think that's the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself. Elon Musk, businessman
  • advice

You know, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me. Calvin Coolidge, president
  • course

You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three. Sport teaches you that. Haile Gebrselassie, athlete
  • commitment

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Albert Camus, philosopher
  • Greatness

All the things that are worth doing, take time. Mos Def, musician
  • things

A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • Greatness

Great people are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden, coach
  • Things

All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil. Ovid, poet
  • all

Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it. Natalie du Toit, athlete
  • bad

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman? Woody Allen, director
  • death

They're only truly great who are truly good. George Chapman, poet
  • Greatness

Not he is great who can alter matter, but he who can alter my state of mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude. Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher
  • Greatness

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • Greatness

I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily. Lil' Kim, musician
  • blessed

There are many people that struggle and struggle and have all the talent in the world, but for some reason they are not successful. You never know why those things happen. Bryan White, musician
  • happen

The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
  • Greatness

For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great. Jos,
  • Things

I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It's more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have. Lloyd Banks, musician
  • fame

A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. Herodotus, historian
  • Greatness

I think that sometimes love gets in the way of itself - you know, love interrupts itself. We want things so much that we sabotage them. Jack White, musician
  • gets

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. Aaron Siskind, photographer
  • captured

The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding - that existence is a struggle. Harvey Keitel, actor
  • coming

Greatness is a spiritual condition. Matthew Arnold, poet
  • Greatness

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning. Jonathan Swift, writer
  • Greatness

Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen. Conan O'Brien, entertainer
  • amazing

Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. Sara Blakely, businesswoman
  • differently

Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like. Will Smith, actor
  • buy

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness William Cullen Bryant,
  • Greatness

Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • Greatness

Nothing can be done except little by little. Charles Baudelaire, poet
  • Things

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. Helen Keller, author
  • Things

It takes a lot of courage to face up to things you can't do because we feed ourselves so much denial. Zoe Saldana, actress
  • courage

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C. S. Lewis, author
  • friendship

Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
  • Greatness

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know. Alexis Carrel, scientist
  • Greatness

I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great. Ray Charles, musician
  • Greatness

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
  • business

A small leak can sink a great ship Benjamin Franklin, politician
  • Things

I'm not psycho... I just like psychotic things. Gerard Way, singer
  • psycho

There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn't be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time. Jill Robinson,
  • anything

I hate women because they always know where things are. Voltaire, writer
  • hate

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. Will Smith, actor
  • life

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

No one ever became great by imitation. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Greatness

All great things are only a number of small things that have carefully been collected together. Source Unknown,
  • Things

Little pots soon boil over. Source Unknown,
  • Things

When you're working with good people it brings good things out in you. Martha Plimpton, model
  • brings

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about. Joseph Campbell, author
  • achieve

The people who send us fan mail written in blood say the nicest things, so it doesn't freak us out too much. Davey Havok, musician
  • blood

Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that. George Carlin, comedian
  • ask

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night. Edgar Allan Poe, poet
  • imagination

Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great. Harry S Truman,
  • Greatness

What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us. Marcel Proust, author
  • Things

Inch by inch, it's a cinch. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
  • Things

I just love that spirit that makes people do things that they probably shouldn't. Johnny Knoxville, actor
  • love

Good things happen when you meet strangers. Yo-Yo Ma, musician
  • things

He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, critic
  • certain

You must do the things you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
  • things

History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that. Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist
  • advertising

To see things in the seed, that is genius. Lao Tzu, philosopher
  • genius

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. Georgia O'Keeffe, artist
  • art

I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well. Horace, poet
  • write

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. Leonardo da Vinci, artist
  • accomplishment

In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep. Robert Herrick, poet
  • kings

A lot of things happened when I left there, and to be fair they treated me really bad, and now I have to play against them so I don't have any feelings for them at all. Frank Lampard, athlete
  • against

Great men are not always wise. Bible,
  • Greatness

The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Greatness

No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history. William Hazlitt, critic
  • Greatness

To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small. Source Unknown,
  • Things

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do. Lois Wyse,
  • becomes

Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten. Neil Gaiman, author
  • adventures

I worry about the things I can affect, and the things I have no control over I move by. Lenny Wilkens,
  • affect

Never say never. The things that you don't plan are the best. I'm a very spontaneous person. Lindsay Lohan, actress
  • best

I write about my feelings, things that happen in my life and experiences. Aaron Carter, musician
  • experiences

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy. Steve Martin, comedian
  • beautiful

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • extraordinarily

Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings. Walt Disney, cartoonist
  • children

I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled. Johnny Depp, actor
  • being

Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary. Margaret Cho, comedian
  • extraordinary

He was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Greatness

The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Greatness

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. Charles Montesquieu,
  • Greatness

To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it -- who can say this is not greatness? William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist
  • Greatness

If you would attain greatness, think no little thoughts. Source Unknown,
  • Greatness

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. Dante Alighieri, poet
  • Things

The human tendency to regard little things as important has produced very many great things. G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist
  • Things

If we triumph in the little things of our common hours, we are sure to triumph in our lives. Source Unknown,
  • Things

There are two things no man will admit he cannot do well: drive and make love. Stirling Moss, celebrity
  • admit

The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst. David Hume, philosopher
  • best

A lot of the things that until now seemed unthinkable are starting to be thinkable. Nick Johnson, athlete
  • seemed

When you're in a situation, you can complain about it, you can feel sorry for yourself, you can do a lot of things. But how are you gonna make the situation better? Tony Dungy, coach
  • complain

Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count. Stella McCartney, designer
  • bit

As a woman, you spend so much time either cooking or getting ready to go somewhere. I like to have music when I'm doing either of these things. Zoe Saldana, actress
  • cooking

I grew up as this very carefree, happy kid then things turned darker for me. Maybe it was because I saw that the world wasn't as happy a place as I had hoped it would be for me. Angelina Jolie, actress
  • carefree

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake. Rene Descartes, mathematician
  • dreams

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
  • funny

There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for. Tom Robbins, author
  • dying

Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings. George Will, journalist
  • america

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. Buddha, leader
  • chaos

Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have. Bo Bennett, entrepreneur
  • done

Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them. J. K. Rowling, author
  • choosing

Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all. Ernest Shackleton, explorer
  • difficulties

Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone. Emile M. Cioran, philosopher
  • anyone


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