In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
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Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
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?
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Practice makes perfect.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
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.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Do or do not, there is no try.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Work is love made manifest.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to 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.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Live your dreams.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Reach for the stars.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
May you live all the days of your life.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.