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Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Ideas without action are worthless.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
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.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
No involvement, no commitment.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
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?
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.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Happy wife, happy life.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Do it now !
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Ideas... they have the power
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.