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.
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Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Tough times never last but tough people do.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Seize the day.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Truth fears no questions.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
We tend to live up to our expectations.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
I light my candle from their torches.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
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?
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Let thy words be few.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
There is no substitute for hard work.
My friends are my estate.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
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''.
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
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.