Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do.
Luck to me is something else: Hard work -- and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.
Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the people of other countries, whose leaders are afraid to trust them with arms.
Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty, which will protect the beauty of our natural environment, which will preserve the great old American houses and squares and parks of our national past and which will build handsome and balanced cities for our future.
The important thing is to not be afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.
You must be strong now. You must never give up. And when people make you cry and you are afraid of the dark, don't forget the light is always there.
Don't be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that you don't follow a plan far before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it's enough.
Do not be afraid of enthusiasm. You need it. You can do nothing effectively without it.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it- walk.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
The greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one.
We must take care that globalization does not become something people become afraid of.
One of the first things a relationship therapist learns is that couples argue to burn up energy that could be used for something else. In fact, arguments often serve the purpose of using up energy, so that the couple do not have to take the courageous, creative leap into an unknown they fear. Arguing serves the function of being a zone of familiarity into which you can retreat when you are afraid of making a creative breakthrough.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Anybody who says they're not afraid of war is either a liar, or they're crazy.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we're afraid.
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live.
When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Girls are like apples...the best ones are at the top of the trees. The boys don't want to reach for the good ones because they are afraid of falling and getting hurt. Instead, they just get the rotten apples that are on the ground that aren't as good, but easy. So the apples at the top think there is something wrong with them, when, in reality, they are amazing. They just have to wait for the right boy to come along, the one who's brave enough to climb all the way to the top of the tree...
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you... When I met you, I was afraid to kiss you... When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you... Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
A woman who pretends to laugh at love is like a child who sings at night when he is afraid