If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
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Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
The best way out is always through.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
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?
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
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
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
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.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
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
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
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.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.