If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
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.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
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.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Success is the child of audacity.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
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?
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.