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Kingsley Amis Quotes

I hope you find these Kingsley Amis Quotes inspiring and motivational.

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

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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

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

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


 

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

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius


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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

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

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

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
- Confucius

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

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

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Your word is the power that you have to create
- don Miguel Ruiz

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

May you live all the days of your life.
- Jonathan Swift

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

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

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

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

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

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

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

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

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

You uncover what is,
when you get rid of what isn't.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

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

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

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

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

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

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

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

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

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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