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Motivational Cost Quotes

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How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Worry

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
- Abraham Lincoln

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy


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We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be,
we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds,
we shall fight in the fields and in the streets,
we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
- Winston Churchill

If the children are untaught,
their ignorance and vices will in future life
cost us much dearer in their consequences
than it would have done in their
correction by a good education.
- Thomas Jefferson

The cost of a thing is the amount
of what I will call life
which is required to be exchanged for it,
immediately or in the long run.
- Henry David Thoreau


 

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anything that costs you more hours of effort or worry
than it brings you hours of enjoyment
is a candidate for downsizing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Money often costs too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you have to kill a man,
it costs nothing to be polite.
- Winston Churchill

To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing.
None is excluded, but excludes himself.
You have only to push aside the curtain.
- Henry David Thoreau

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror,
victory however long and hard the road may be;
for without victory, there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

He who spends time regretting the past,
loses the present and risks the future.
- Quevedo

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Life is defined more by its risks than by its samenesses.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

He who is not courageous enough to take risks
will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks.
Perhaps this person will never
be disappointed or disillusioned;
perhaps she won't suffer the way
people do when they have a dream to follow.
But when the person looks back -
and at some point everyone look back -
she will hear her heart, saying,
"What have you done with the miracles
that God planted in your days?
What have you done with the talents
God bestowed on you?"
- Paulo Coelho

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- 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 essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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