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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There is no substitute for hard work.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
The road to success is always under construction.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
We will either find a way or make one.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
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
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
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
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
He who has hope has everything.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
I know that I will die laughing.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Hope springs eternal.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
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?
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
I saw and loved.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
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.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.