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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne Quotes

I hope you find these Michel Eyquem De Montaigne Quotes inspiring and motivational.

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

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

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

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

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

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

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

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Procrastination is the thief of time.
- Edward Young

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

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

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

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

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Often, the greatest joy is to be found not in new things,
but in old things seen through new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

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

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

Dreams are necessary to life.
- Anais Nin

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

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

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

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

There's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

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 is the future, not the past.
- Terry Goodkind

Life is change. Without change, there is no life.
Why then do we so fight against change?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable
to the terror of indecision.
- Maimonides

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Life is a mirror, and will reflect back
to the thinker what he thinks into it.
- Ernest Holmes

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

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


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