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Motivational Grandfather Quotes

May these quotes about Grandfather inspire and motivate you.

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

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I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

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


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


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

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


 

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

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

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

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

Happiness is a choice.
You grieve, you stomp your feet,
you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.
- Lucy Lawless

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- 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

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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 think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

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

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 only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason.
- Terry Goodkind

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat,
Push Your Buttons,
Get You Riled Up,
or Annoy You.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

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

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

If you love what you are doing, you ARE a success.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby

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

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

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

If you shut the door to all errors,
truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

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

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

Life is like a game of cards.
The hand you are dealt is determinism;
the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Life is what you make it.
- Anonymous


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