At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
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Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Find the good -- and praise it.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
There are never enough I Love You's.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
What ever you are be a good one.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
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?
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
There is no substitute for hard work.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Do it now !
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
My friends are my estate.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Anything is possible.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
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Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
The show must go on.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.