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Erma Bombeck Quotes

I hope you find these Erma Bombeck Quotes inspiring and motivational.

If life is a bowl of cherries, then what am I doing in the pits?
- Erma Bombeck

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Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
- Erma Bombeck

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck


 

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

He is richest who is content with the least.
- Socrates

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

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

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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 life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
- Neale Donald Walsch

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is what you make it.
- Anonymous

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

He who knows that enough is enough
will always have enough.
- Lao Tzu

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

To live is to choose.
- Kofi Annan

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat,
Push Your Buttons,
Get You Riled Up,
or Annoy You.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman


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