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Motivational Cities Quotes

May these quotes about Cities inspire and motivate you.

When we get piled upon one another
in large cities, as in Europe,
we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
- Thomas Jefferson

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You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


New York City is a great monument
to the power of money and greed...
a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Washington is a city of
Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
- John F. Kennedy

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg


 

We are all one whether we dine on corned beef in New York City,
black-eyed peas and cornbread in rural Louisiana,
or roast guinea pig in Peru.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city
is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If we tire of the saints,
Shakespeare is our city of refuge.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A city is a place where there is no need to
wait for next week to get the answer to a question,
to taste the food of any country,
to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
- Margaret Mead

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

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

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

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

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

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

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

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

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

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

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

The world will persist in exhibiting before you
what you persist in affirming the world is.
- Emma Curtis Hopkins

Look to be treated by others as you have treated others.
- Publilius Syrus

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

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

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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