There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
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You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
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
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Strike while the iron is hot.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
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.
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?
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
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
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
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)
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
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.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Success is never wondering what if.
Real love stories never have endings.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
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 most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Practice makes perfect.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
You can do what you want to do.
You always succeed in producing a result.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
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.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.