What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The hottest love has the coldest end.
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
Believe in yourself.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
I think therefore I am
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
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?
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
To ask the hard question is simple.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Never say die.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
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.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Well done is better than well said.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
You're as old as you behave.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
You are what you think you are.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
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.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.