It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
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Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
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.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
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.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Adventure is worthwhile.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
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?
Don't ever give up.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Experience is the best teacher.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
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
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
A simple I love you means more than money.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
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.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
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'.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
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.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.