Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Ability is sexless.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
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.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Many hands make light work.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
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 ?
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
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
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
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?
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Don't ever give up.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.