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Grace Hopper Quotes

I hope you find these Grace Hopper Quotes inspiring and motivational.

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

Related topics: Wisdom Science

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper


 

Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

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

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

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

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

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

How is it that one rails against that
which is nearly a certainty?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

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

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

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

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

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

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hatred burns the one who hates.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joy increases and suffering decreases
as one masters the distinction between events
and one's feelings about those events.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

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

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Never be fooled into believing that
there is one speck out of order.
- Byron Katie


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