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Motivational Constitution Quotes

May these quotes about Constitution inspire and motivate you.

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution.
That must be maintained, for it is
the only safeguard of our liberties.
- Abraham Lincoln

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We the people are the rightful masters
of both Congress and the courts,
not to overthrow the Constitution
but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
- Abraham Lincoln

Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer.
He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full.
Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem,
am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.
- Henry David Thoreau


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Nature and human life are as various
as our several constitutions.
Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
- Henry David Thoreau

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions,
but laws and institutions must go hand in hand
with the progress of the human mind.
As that becomes more developed, more enlightened,
as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered
and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances,
institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.
- Thomas Jefferson [inscribed in the Jefferson Memorial]

This country, with its institutions,
belongs to the people who inhabit it.
Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government,
they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it,
or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
- Abraham Lincoln


 

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on
does not constitute so strong an attachment
as that from which they draw their gains.
- Thomas Jefferson

The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man
are those of bearing and forbearing.
- Epictetus

Books constitute capital.
A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years.
It is not, then, an article of mere consumption
but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men,
setting out in life, it is their only capital.
- Thomas Jefferson

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Not what we have,
but what we enjoy,
constitutes our abundance.
- Epicurus

What we enjoy constitutes our abundance.
- Epicurus

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere
to get American citizens to obey
the orders of constituted courts.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

I surrender to life as it is, not as it should be.
- Richard Carlson

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

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

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

You either do it completely and utterly,
or you should stop doing it.
- Bono (paraphrase)

We should not let our response to
the people who disagree with us
be dictated by what they say about us
or even how they treat people we care for.
There has to be a chance that we can find love.
- William J. Clinton

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

Everyone should carefully observe
which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Proverb

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't seek God in temples.
He is close to you.
He is within you.
Only you should surrender to Him
and you will rise above happiness and unhappiness.
- Leo Tolstoy

Which beliefs bring out the best in you?
Which beliefs hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

There is NOTHING that I "must",
"have to", or "should" do today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We may have our private opinions
but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Books and friends should be few but good.
- Anonymous

Understand the difference between "failing,"
which each of us does often,
and "being a failure,"
which is a state of mind no one should
ever allow themself to fall into.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

A honeymoon should be like a table:
four bare legs and no drawers.
- Anonymous

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx

Husbands should be like Kleenex:
soft, strong, and disposable.
- the movie Clue (1985)

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller


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