Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
They can because they think they can.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
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.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Life is what you make it.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
There are no gains without pains.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Make the second effort your second nature.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
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.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
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.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
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 give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Great men are not always wise.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.