The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
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Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
You always succeed in producing a result.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Where there's life, there's hope.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
All you need is love.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
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
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
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?
The first duty of love is to listen.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Never say die.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.