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Edmund Hillary Quotes

I hope you find these Edmund Hillary Quotes inspiring and motivational.

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Self

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

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

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


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

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

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

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

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

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

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

Not everything that can be counted counts,
and not everything that counts can be counted.
- Albert Einstein

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Wisdom has its root in goodness,
not goodness its root in wisdom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

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

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All decisions and all actions
(and inactions) have consequences -
not rightness or wrongness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A reflection of life is not life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

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)

We are not what we know
but what we are willing to learn.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

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

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

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

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

Be an Observer of Life.
Gaining wisdom from carefully observing life
is not a substitute for action -
it is a prerequisite for informed action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

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

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable;
they turn their efforts toward changing it.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein


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