From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
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If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Where there is love there is life.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Never stop dreaming.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
He who hesitates is lost.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
To know me is to love me.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
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?
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Love knows no bounds.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.