Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
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If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
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.
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.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
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.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Ability is sexless.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
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?
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Talkers are no good doers.
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
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
There is no education like adversity.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
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.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !