Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
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We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
You complete me.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Well done is better than well said.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
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.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
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.
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?
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
One man with courage is a majority.
Don't water your weeds.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
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
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
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
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Action is the antidote to despair.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.