The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We come to beginnings only at the end.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Love, two minds without a single thought.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Ideas... they have the power
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
I saw and loved.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Above all to thine own self be true.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.