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The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Love is letting go of fear.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
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.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
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.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Strike while the iron is hot.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Live with passion !
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
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 that has been opened for us.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Without a general an army is lost.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
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?
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.