The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
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There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
I light my candle from their torches.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
The successful man is the average man, focused.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Our love is here to stay.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
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.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Come, let us make love deathless.
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.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
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.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
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?
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Roll with the punches.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
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
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.