What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
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A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
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?
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Love sees roses without thorns.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
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
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
He who has hope has everything.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
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.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Above all to thine own self be true.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.