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Motivational Content Quotes

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He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

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

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu


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


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

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


 

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives,
I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life,
and urge doing.
I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller

Man's task is to become conscious of the contents
that press upward from the unconscious.
- Carl Jung

He who is contented is rich.
- Lao Tzu

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap
whence everyone must take an equal portion,
most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
- Socrates

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

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

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

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

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

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

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

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
- Confucius

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

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

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

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

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

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

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

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

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

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

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous


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