Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
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Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
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?
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
I saw and loved.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
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)
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
The ready back gets all the loads.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
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.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Whatever it takes !
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Love that is true never grows old.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
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.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.