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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Never complain about what you permit.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
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.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
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?
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.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Nature does nothing uselessly.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
I know that I will die laughing.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.