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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

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You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

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Yo, Adrian !

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We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

Robert H. Schuller

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

Seize the day.

Unknown

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

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?

Larry Smith

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

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.

Thomas Edison

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

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.

Bruce Lee

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby