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Motivational Ashes Quotes

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Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Now Today

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

From what we get, we can make a living:
what we give, however makes a life.
- Arthur Ashe


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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

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


 

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

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

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

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

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hatred burns the one who hates.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

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

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

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

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

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

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

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

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


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