Quotes starting with L

Below you will find our collection of inspirational quotes and sayings starting with the letter L, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.     -- Plato
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.     -- Plato
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.     -- Plato
Lack of consistency is a weakness shared by all nations.     -- Tariq Ramadan
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.     -- Zig Ziglar
Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.     -- Marie Chapian
Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.     -- Timothy Ferris
Lacrosse goals are attained not by strength but by perseverance.     -- Felicity Luckey
Lacrosse goals are lacrosse dreams with deadlines.     -- Felicity Luckey
Lacrosse is a space game, in terms of spreading the offense and running the fast break. You can't really get that in the gym. We got double the grass time that we've had up to this point.     -- Bob Hiester
Lacrosse is also played by girls, and we haven't headed down that road yet but we certainly wouldn't turn away if there was interest. We just kind of got things going with the boys' teams. As part of our vision, I certainly see a girls' team or girls' teams becoming part of this.     -- Andy Shoop
Lacrosse is fast paced and I like fast paced games. It's demanding physically and has the hardest conditioning of any sport. You are always running if you are not sprinting. It's constant movement.     -- Aaron Gray
Lacrosse is like one of those diseases that comes through the family and infects everybody. It caught every one of us.     -- Ted Wolford
Lacrosse is probably the best sport I ever played.     -- Jim Brown
Lacrosse seems to be a sport of the future. Maybe it's even become the sport of the now.     -- Chris Hall
Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.     -- Paul Tillich
Laugh and the world laughs with you; cry and you cry alone.      -- Horace (65-8 BC)
Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone!     -- Anthony Burgess
Laugh at yourself, not with ridicule but with objectivity and acceptance of self.     -- C. W. Metcalf
Laugh every day; it's like inner jogging.      -- unknown
Laugh till you weep. Weep till there's nothing left but to laugh at your weeping. In the end it's all one.     -- Frederick Buechner
Laugh whenever you can. Keeps you from killing yourself when things are bad. That and vodka.     -- Jim Butcher
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.     -- Kurt Vonnegut
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.     -- Kurt Vonnegut
Laughter brings out the child in all of us.     -- Bill Cosby
Laughter connects you with people. It's almost impossible to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you're just howling with laughter. Laughter is a force for democracy.     -- John Cleese
Laughter does not deny pain. Laughter - like a wail - acknowledges and replies to pain.     -- Tim O'Brien
Laughter feels like our flotation device -- it won't pull us out of the storm, but it might carry us through, if we can just hang on.     -- Emery Lord
Laughter has no foreign accent.     -- Paul Lowney
Laughter is a powerful weapon for it carries the light. To laugh is to defy the darkness.     -- Isobelle Carmody
Laughter is a sense of proportion and a power of seeing yourself from the outside.     -- Zero Mostel
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.     -- Arnold H. Glasow
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.     -- Arnold Glasow
Laughter is an instant vacation.     -- Milton Berle
Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is.     -- Irish proverb
Laughter is by definition healthy.     -- Doris Lessing
Laughter is carbonated holiness.     -- Anne Lamott
Laughter is good for you. Nine out of ten stand-up comedians recommend laughter in the face of intense stupidity.     -- Jim Butcher
Laughter is magic that dispenses clouds and creates sunshine in the soul.     -- Richelle E. Goodrich
Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward.     -- Carol Channing
Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.     -- Henry Ward Beecher
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.     -- Oscar Wilde
Laughter is poison to fear.     -- George R.R. Martin
Laughter is sweet when enjoyed alone. But it becomes sweeter when you enjoy it together with the people around you. Your success must lead to the success others.     -- Israelmore Ayivor
Laughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list.     -- Jasper Carrott
Laughter is the best medicine.      -- unknown<
Laughter is the foundation of reconciliation.     -- St. Francis de Sales
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.     -- Josh Billings
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.     -- Victor Borge
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.     -- Victor Hugo
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.     -- Charlie Chaplin
Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.     -- Sean O'Casey
Laughter lets me relax. It's the equivalent of taking a deep breath, letting it out and saying, This, too, will pass     -- Odette Pollar
Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything.     -- James Thurber
Laughter serves as a blocking agent. Like a bulletproof vest, it may help protect you against the ravages of negative emotions that can assault you in disease.     -- Norman Cousins
Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion.     -- Steel Magnolias
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.     -- Peter Ustinov
Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.      -- Allen Klein
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.     -- Barbara Boxer
Law in origin was merely a codification of the power of dominant groups, and did not aim at anything that to a modern man would appear to be justice     -- Bertrand Russell
Laws catch flies but let hornets go free.     -- Scottish (on justice)
Lay aside all conceit. Learn to read the book of nature for yourself. Those who have succeeded best have followed for years some slim thread which has once in a while broadended out and disclosed some treasure worth a life-long search      -- Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best.     -- John Webster
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.     -- Thomas Pane
Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach.     -- Rosabeth Moss Kantor
Leaders get out in front and stay there by raising the standards by which they judge themselves - and by which they are willling to be judged.     -- Frederick Smith
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.     -- John C. Maxwell
Leaders must develop a lower threshold for alibis and become better communicators and enforcers of what they want done. Holding people accountable to high standards and results is nothing to apologize for. Failing to stretch them to their potential is.     -- Dave Anderson
Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That's not a guess, it's a guarantee. With pride, it's not a matter of 'if' we will fall, but 'when.' There are no exceptions.     -- John C. Maxwell
Leadership and learning are indispensable to one another.     -- John F. Kennedy
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.     -- Woodrow Wilson
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.     -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.     -- Warren Bennis
Learm form the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.     -- Denis Waitley
Learn as if you were to live forever.     -- Mahatma Gandhi
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.     -- Sarah Caldwell
Learn from other peoples mistakes.      -- unknown
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.     -- Albert Einstein
Learn from your mistakes.      -- unknown
Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things.     -- Jim Rohn
Learn one way; react. Learn many ways; understand.     -- Tadeu Dias
Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.     -- Mitch Albom
Learn to appreciate every moment of your life, stop thinking of the future too much, you have a choice to make a difference in your life at any time you wish.     -- Auliq Ice
Learn to be quiet enough to hear the sound of the geniune within yourself so that you can hear it in others.     -- Marian Wright Edelman
Learn to eat rejection ? it will make you stronger.     -- Bob Ragland
Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body.     -- Norman Vincent Peale
Learn to see things backwards, inside out, and upside down.     -- John Heider
Learn to use an axe, and respect it and you can't help but love it. But abuse one and it will wear your hands raw and open your foot like an overcooked sausage.     -- Richard Proenneke
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.     -- Henri Frederic Amiel
Learning ballet is wonderful for children even if they never become dancers. It is wonderful because it teaches discipline, grace, and manners.     -- Anna Paskevska
Learning is best when put into practice.      -- unknown
Learning is better than house and land.      -- David Garrick (1716-1779)
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.      -- Abigail Adams
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.      -- W. Edwards Deming
Learning to enjoy being single involves the ability to experience everything through your own essence, instead of living vicariously through a spouse or partner.     -- Ernie Zelinski
Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.     -- Isaac Watts
Learning to walk away is hard but staying to suffer is harder.     -- Mariel Avila
Least said, soonest mended      -- unknown
Leave no stone unturned.      -- Euripides (480-406 BC)
Leave something for someone but dont leave someone for something.     -- Enid Blyton