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Motivational Defect Quotes

May these quotes about Defect inspire and motivate you.

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

Related topics: Wisdom

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to do one's own duty,
however defective it may be,
than to follow the duty of another,
however well one may perform it.
He who does his duty as
his own nature reveals it, never sins.
- Lao Tzu


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


To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


 

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

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

Better late than never.
- Proverb

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Prevention is better than cure.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Positive thinking will let you do everything
better than negative thinking will.
- Zig Ziglar

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

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.

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right,
than to be responsible and wrong.
- Winston Churchill

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions.
- Hafiz

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
- Anonymous

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I care not much for a man's religion
whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words
than words without a heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare


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