Theodore Roosevelt

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.

Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.

Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.

It is true of the Nation, as of the individual, that the greatest doer must also be a great dreamer.

With self-discipline most anything is possible.

I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life; I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.

Success – the real success – does not depend upon the position you hold, but upon how you carry yourself in that position.

There are two things that I want you to make up your minds to: first, that you are going to have a good time as long as you live – I have no use for the sour-faced man – and next, that you are going to do something worthwhile, that you are going to work hard and do the things you set out to do.

There are good men and bad men of all nationalities, creeds and colors; and if this world of ours is ever to become what we hope some day it may become, it must be by the general recognition that the man’s heart and soul, the man’s worth and actions, determine his standing.

Criticism is necessary and useful; it is often indispensable; but it can never take the place of action, or be even a poor substitute for it. The function of the mere critic is of very subordinate usefulness. It is the doer of deeds who actually counts in the battle for life, and not the man who looks on and says how the fight ought to be fought, without himself sharing the stress and the danger.

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.

Do Something Now. If not you, who? If not here, where? If not now, when?

It is not the critic who counts;
not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena,
whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly;
who errs and comes short again and again;
who knows great enthusiasms,
the great devotions;
who spends himself in a worthy cause;
who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement,
and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly
so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Beberapa quotes dari Theodore Roosevelt, Presiden AS ke-26. Habis googling, dan malas kalo masukinnya satu-satu (belum tentu ada waktu juga), mending sekalian tulis semua aja lah ya, haha. Mungkin sedikit menggambarkan seperti apa sosok beliau. Buat motivasi :3

 

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Penyesalan terbesar dalam hidup dimulai dari awal yang salah
9 NAGA (Movie)

MONEY IS A FUCKIN’ FETISH…
CHE GUEVARA

1 hari bisa menentukan hidup.
1 hari bisa menghancurkan hidup.
dan hidup hanya 4 atau 5 hari bisa mengubah segalanya.
Riding in cars with boys

Jika kau cinta, maka jangan terlalu mencintai. Karena kelak kau akan membenci.
Jika kau benci, maka jangan terlalu membenci. Karena kelak kau kan mencintai.
Lorong Waktu

Jika kamu tidak sanggup untuk mendekati yang wajib, menjauhi yang haram..
maka bagaimana jika mencoba untuk mendekati yang sunah menjauhi yang makruh.
2FuN

Keberuntungan ialah bertemunya persiapan dengan kesempatan.
Adrian Brody

Orang Yang Selalu Mendekatkan diri Pada Tuhan, Tidak Akan Mudah Merasa Hidupnya Tertekan.
Aa Gym

Orang yang tidak banyak membaca.. pasti tidak banyak tahu,
Orang yang tidak banyak tahu.. sangat dekat dengan kebodohan,
Dan kebodohan akan sangat dekat dengan kemiskinan.
Helmy Yahya

Merenung untuk satu menit, dapat menyelamatkan hidupmu untuk satu hari.
Taufan Prakoso

KAMU BUKAN GAGAL, TAPI KAMU SEDANG BELAJAR.
The TUXEDO (Movie)

Hidup adalah “pilihan”, segeralah tentukan “pilihanmu” atau “pilihan” akan menentukan hidupmu.
Nicholas Cage – Death Racer (Movie)

Perasaan terpendam tidak pernah mati.
Mereka terkubur hidup – hidup dan muncul belakangan dengan cara – cara yang lebih buruk.
7 Habbits Of Effectively Teenager

Kamu harus mengeluarkan isi hatimu, kalo tidak, mereka akan menggerogoti hatimu.
7 Habbits Of Effectively Teenager

Cinta datang bukan karena ketekunan. tapi.. cinta datang karena kecocokan.
Kahlil Gibran.

Agama itu mudah, maka jangan kau persulit agama itu..
Aa Gym

Lebih baik di benci tapi menjadi diri sendiri, daripada di suka tapi menjadi orang lain.
Shanty

Kekalahan bisa juga berdampak baik bila di terima dengan benar.
Aku mendapat pelajaran berharga disini,
dan “ia” telah membuat kami lebih kuat dan bersatu.
Dominico Morfeo (Inter Milan’s midfielder 2003)

Kepribadian, warisan & pendidikan adalah bagian dari keberhasilan,
tapi ada 1 hal yang lebih penting dari semua itu, yaitu Kemampuan berpikir.
Kuasai seluruh hidupmu.
Berpikirlah lebih cepat, lebih tepat dan lebih mampu merasakan sesuatu dibanding orang-orang di sekitar.
Dalam analisa terakhir, keahlian mental lah yang memiliki peran penting dalam sebagian besar pekerjaan.
Thomas Finley – Konsultan Manajemen

Sebagian penelitian ilmiah melaporkan bahwa secara umum orang – orang hanya memanfaatkan kurang lebih 10 % dari kekuatan otak mereka, bahkan saat mereka berpikir paling berat.
Buku: “Super brain power”

Sahabat Sejati tidak akan Pernah meNgharapkan apapun.
2FuN

Jauhilah dengki, karena dengki memakan amal kebaikan sebagaimana api memakan kayu bakar.
Nabi Muhammad SAW

Yang terbaik di antara kalian adalah mereka yang berakhlak paling mulia.
Nabi Muhammad SAW

Raihlah ilmu, dan untuk meraih ilmu belajarlah untuk tenang dan sabar.
Khalifah ‘Umar

Setiap orang di dunia ini adalah seorang tamu, dan uangnya adalah pinjaman. Tamu itu pastilah akan pergi, cepat atau lambat, dan pinjaman itu haruslah dikembalikan.
Ibnu Mas’ud

Ketahuilah bahwa sabar, jika dipandang dalam permasalahan seseorang adalah ibarat kepala dari suatu tubuh. Jika kepalanya hilang maka keseluruhan tubuh itu akan membusuk. Sama halnya, jika kesabaran hilang, maka seluruh permasalahan akan rusak.
Khalifah ‘Ali

Niat adalah ukuran dalam menilai benarnya suatu perbuatan, oleh karenanya, ketika niatnya benar, maka perbuatan itu benar, dan jika niatnya buruk, maka perbuatan itu buruk.
Imam An Nawawi

Aku mengamati semua sahabat, dan tidak menemukan sahabat yang lebih baik daripada menjaga lidah. Saya memikirkan tentang semua pakaian, tetapi tidak menemukan pakaian yang lebih baik daripada takwa. Aku merenungkan tentang segala jenis amal baik, namun tidak mendapatkan yang lebih baik daripada memberi nasihat baik. Aku mencari segala bentuk rezki, tapi tidak menemukan rezki yang lebih baik daripada sabar.
Khalifah ‘Umar

Pengetahuan tidaklah cukup; kita harus mengamalkannya. Niat tidaklah cukup; kita harus melakukannya.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Pencegahan lebih baik daripada pengobatan.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Kearifan ditemukan hanya dalam kebenaran.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Ilmu pengetahuan tanpa agama adalah pincang.
Einstein

Perdamaian tidak dapat dijaga dengan kekuatan. Hal itu hanya dapat diraih dengan pengertian.
Einstein

Agama sejati adalah hidup yang sesungguhnya; hidup dengan seluruh jiwa seseorang, dengan seluruh kebaikan dan kebajikan seseorang.
Einstein

Dua hal yang membangkitkan ketakjuban saya – langit bertaburkan bintang di atas dan alam semesta yang penuh hikmah di dalamnya.
Einstein

Apa yang saya saksikan di Alam adalah sebuah tatanan agung yang tidak dapat kita pahami dengan sangat tidak menyeluruh, dan hal itu sudah semestinya menjadikan seseorang yang senantiasa berpikir dilingkupi perasaan “rendah hati.”
Einstein

Sungguh sedikit mereka yang melihat dengan mata mereka sendiri dan merasakan dengan hati mereka sendiri.
Einstein

Berusahalah untuk tidak menjadi manusia yang berhasil tapi berusahalah menjadi manusia yang berguna.
Einstein

Tidak semua yang dapat menghitung dapat dihitung, dan tidak semua yang dapat dihitung dapat menghitung.
Einstein

Wise Quotes in English

Don’t waste the TIME. or TIME will waste you Matthew Bellamy

“Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks” Charles Dickens

“Here’s a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.” John Erskine

“If you would be loved, love and be lovable.” Benjamin Franklin

“Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.” Alfred Loyd Tennyson

RESPECT YOUR LIVE,‘CAUSE LIVE IS FOR LIVING. COLDPLAY

“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.” Marcus Aelius Aurelius

“Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire’s eye or on the ball.” jim Murray

“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” Larry Lorenzoni

“If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.” Benjamin Franklin

“A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.” Henry Louis Mencken

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance” Thomas Jefferson

“To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.” Victor Hugo

“You can tell the size of your God by looking at the size of your worry list. The longer your list, the smaller your God.” Unknown

“I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right. But it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation should be on the Lord’s side.” Abraham Lincoln

“We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.” Sydney J Harris

“I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.” Rodney Dangerfield

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” Helen Keller

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” Epictetus

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap. If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a month — get married. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.” Chinese Proverb

“Hypocrite: The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.” Abraham Lincoln

“Hatred is like fire; it makes even light rubbish deadly.” George Eliot

“To those who despair of everything, reason cannot provide a faith, but only passion, and in this case it must be the same passion that lay at the root of the despair, namely humiliation and hatred.” Albert Camus

“What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether? To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it? I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.” Albert Einstein

“O, Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as to console; To be understood as to understand; To be loved as to love; For it is in giving that we receive; It is in pardoning that we are pardoned; And it is in dying to ourselves that we are born to eternal life. Amen” Saint Augustine

“Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.” George Washington

“In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.” Alexander Hamilton

“He who has a thousand friends Has not a friend to spare, While he who has one enemy Shall meet him everywhere.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and sings it back to you when you have forgotten how it goes.” Unknown

“In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.” Aristotle

“I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I’d rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.” Milton Berle

“A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.” Proverbs 29:11

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” Mark Twain

“When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?” G K Chesterton

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.” Aristotle

“If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.” Epictetus

“If you would be loved, love and be lovable.” Benjamin Franklin

“Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.” Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

“The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.” Thomas Wolfe

“Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.” George Santayana

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” Irish Proverb

“He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.” Winston Churchill

“Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.” Albert Camus

“I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.” Woody Allen

“An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.” Washington Irving

“My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.” Jimmy Durante