True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
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You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Hard work pays off.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Never stop dreaming.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
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?
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Be who you are in every situation.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
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.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.