Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
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.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
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
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Faith can move mountains.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The show must go on.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
The road to success is always under construction.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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?
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
A simple I love you means more than money.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.