The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
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Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
There is no education like adversity.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Do or do not, there is no try.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Nothing succeeds like success.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
No pain, No gain.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Experience is the best teacher.
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.
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?
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
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.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.