Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
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.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
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
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
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?
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Hard work pays off.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Love is not selfish.
Let thy words be few.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
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.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
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.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
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.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
My heart is ever at your service.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.