Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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There is no instinct like that of the heart.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
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
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Whatever you are be a good one.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
It's never too late.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
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?
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
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Live your dreams.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Love is not selfish.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
I saw and loved.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
There is no substitute for hard work.
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''.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.