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.
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You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
What ever you are be a good one.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
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 is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
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?
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You create your reality.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Talkers are no good doers.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
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.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Love is the whole and more than all.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
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.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Anything is possible.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.