Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Love is the only rational act.
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Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
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?
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Obstacles are great incentives.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
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.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
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.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
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.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
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.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
You only get out what you put in.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
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.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
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.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
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