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Albert Ellis Quotes

I hope you find these Albert Ellis Quotes inspiring and motivational.

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Related topics: Values

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore


 

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You do ill if you praise, but worse
if you censure, what you do not understand.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.
- The Buddha

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

I surrender to life as it is, not as it should be.
- Richard Carlson

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Without health, life is not life;
it is only a state of languor and suffering -
an image of death.
- The Buddha

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Insult comes not from the mouth,
but from the ear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The unexamined life is not worth living.
- Socrates

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)


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