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It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
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?
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Fortune favors the brave.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
He who hesitates is lost.
They can because they think they can.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Love is not selfish.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Never, never, never give up.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
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.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Attitude determines altitude.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.