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Martha Washington Quotes

I hope you find these Martha Washington Quotes inspiring and motivational.

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Related topics: Positive Attitude Happiness

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus


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


The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu


 

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

Don't aim at success.
The more you aim at it and make it a target,
the more you are going to miss it.
For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued;
it must ensue, and it only does so as
the unintended side effect of one's personal dedication
to a cause greater than oneself.
- Viktor E. Frankl

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

The mind of man is continuously unfolding
into a greater recognition of its real plan
in the creative order of the Universe.
- Ernest Holmes

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is greater than you have ever known it.
- Ernest Holmes

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us,
that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is incontestable and deplorable
that Negroes have committed crimes;
but they are derivative crimes.
They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics.
I can assure you mine are still greater.
- Albert Einstein

It is a greater joy to see the author's author, than himself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man tends to increase at a greater rate
than his means of subsistence.
- Charles Darwin

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Practice makes perfect.
- Anonymous

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

The Tao of the sage is work without effort.
Practice non-action. Work without doing.
- Lao Tzu

Practice does not make perfect,
perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

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

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Today is a unique and special day.
It is unlike any other day you have ever experienced.
If you assume that today is like every other day,
you will never notice today's uniqueness.
If you practice keen awareness, you will get
to savor today's uniquely wonderful qualities.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today Is My Day To Practice Whimsey.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

I practice keen awareness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider adopting the ongoing practice of zero-based gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The practice of forgiveness is our most important
contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Manage through the uncertainties.
Practice appropriate actions and participate in healthy choices.
Value and celebrate the loyalty of the individuals around you:
celebrate their competencies and successes, as well as your own.
Build up your circle and reinforce it at every opportunity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice there is.
- Yogi Berra

Practice moment to moment non-judgemental awareness.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In meditation practice, the best way to get somewhere
is to let go of trying to get anywhere at all.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar -
a practice which is still continued.
- Helen Rowland

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

Isn't it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do "practice"?
- George Carlin

Teach and practice, practice and teach - that is all we have;
that is all we are good for; that is all we ever ought to do.
- Ernest Holmes

He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.
- Leonardo da Vinci


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