If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
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.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Without a general an army is lost.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
You are what you think you are.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
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 ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
There is time for everything.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
You must motivate yourself every day.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
You always succeed in producing a result.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Great men are not always wise.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
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
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Keep the Faith.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Live with passion !
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.