We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
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You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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?
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Love is perfect kindness
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
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.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Never, never, never give up.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.