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Motivational Gloom Quotes

May these quotes about Gloom inspire and motivate you.

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Spiritual Religion God

My theory has always been, that if we are to dream,
the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter,
than the gloom of despair.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service,
to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect,
but of all human contemplations,
the most abhorrent is body without mind.
- Thomas Jefferson


 

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu


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Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

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

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

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Trust only movement.
Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Trust movement.
- Alfred Adler

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein

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

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

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

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All decisions and all actions
(and inactions) have consequences -
not rightness or wrongness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

You do ill if you praise, but worse
if you censure, what you do not understand.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I find hope in the darkest of days,
and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Everything that can be counted
does not necessarily count;
everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
- Albert Einstein

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

The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.
- The Buddha

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

Practice does not make perfect,
perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi

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

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

The unexamined life is not worth living.
- Socrates

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus


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