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Motivational Backs Quotes

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Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability,
but comes through continuous struggle.
And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.
A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Everyone is a mirror image of yourself -
your own thinking coming back at you.
- Byron Katie

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu


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


Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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


 

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

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

When life seems overwhelming, just step back for a day.
Consider what is most important.
Focus on the crucial issues in your life.
Just let the rest of your upsets go.
You can't fix the whole world, but you can still make a difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Every moment wasted looking back
keeps us from moving forward.
- Hilary Clinton

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

If you have zest and enthusiasm
you attract zest and enthusiasm.
Life does give back in kind.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

Whenever the World Frowns, I Smile Back.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I have faith. I just need proof to back it up.
- the movie Simon Birch

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

When it hurts to look back,
and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you
and your best friend will be there.
- Anonymous

Laughter gives us distance.
It allows us to step back from an event,
deal with it and then move on.
- Bob Newhart

Know that anger is always fear and frustration.
What if we could lean back into the arms of Spirit
and trust the future?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before,
but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God.
- Ram Dass

When the World Frowns, I Smile Back.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.
- Thomas Fuller

Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through,
and you could go in the back way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Unexpected events can set you back or set you up.
It's all a matter of - perspective.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

We must build dikes of courage
to hold back the flood of fear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start,
anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
- Carl Bard

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

Life is like a roller coaster - scream Whee... on the way down,
and let the momentum carry you back up the next hill.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- Phyllis Diller

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts cartoon

There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child.
Things never get back to the way they were.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We believe that if men have the talent
to invent new machines that put men out of work,
they have the talent to put those men back to work.
- John F. Kennedy

Oh, you weak, beautiful people
who give up with such grace.
What you need is someone to take hold of you -
gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
- Tennessee Williams

We are tied to the ocean.
And when we go back to the sea,
whether it is to sail or to watch -
we are going back from whence we came.
- John F. Kennedy

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Campaign behavior for wives:
Always be on time.
Do as little talking as humanly possible.
Lean back in the parade car
so everybody can see the president.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil,
no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads.
This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world.
The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
- Soren Kierkegaard

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde


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