You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
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Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
My heart is ever at your service.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
For with god all things are possible.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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?
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Don't water your weeds.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Love understands all languages.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Think and grow rich.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
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.