If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
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Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The book you don't read cant help.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
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.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Faith can move mountains.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
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?
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Success leaves clues.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Never say die.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.