The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Begin with the end in mind.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Follow your dreams.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My friends are my estate.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
We love because it's the only true adventure.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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 ?
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
In love beggar and king are equal.
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?
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.