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Larry the Cable Guy
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If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
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)
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
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.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Love is the only rational act.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
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.
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.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.