Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Happy wife, happy life.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
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?
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Old love does not rust.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
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.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
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.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Whatever it takes !
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
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.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?