Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
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Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
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.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
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.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Live with passion !
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Obstacles are great incentives.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
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?
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Don't water your weeds.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Never stop dreaming.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
The best things in life are not things.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
You create your reality.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
He who hesitates is lost !
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
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.