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Motivational Interest Quotes

May these quotes about Interest inspire and motivate you.

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Worry Fear

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

Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

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


 

I was losing interest in politics,
when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again.
What I have done since then is pretty well known.
- Abraham Lincoln

A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is difficult for the common good to prevail
against the intense concentration
of those who have a special interest,
especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
- Jimmy Carter


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Make the most of your regrets;
never smother your sorrow,
but tend and cherish it till it comes to have
a separate and integral interest.
To regret deeply is to live afresh.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is hard to interest those who have everything,
in those who have nothing.
- Helen Keller

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

Concern for man and his fate must always form
the chief interest of all technical endeavors.
Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
- Albert Einstein

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you don't enjoy your career,
today is the day to begin a long-term plan
for creating a career that interests and excites you.
And, in the short term, even if you hate your job,
look for small joys at work each day,
perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The interests of a nation, when well understood,
will be found to coincide with their moral duties.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons.
- Marie Curie

Today is life - the only life you are sure of.
Make the most of today. Get interested in something.
Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby.
Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.
Live today with gusto.
- Dale Carnegie

Rituals are important.
Nowadays it's hip not to be married.
I'm not interested in being hip.
- John Lennon

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

It is an interesting question how far men
would retain their relative rank
if they were divested of their clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving.
I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Success is never so interesting as struggle
- Willa Cather

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Only those who can leave behind everything they
have ever believed in can hope to escape.
- William S. Burroughs

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

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Without health, life is not life;
it is only a state of languor and suffering -
an image of death.
- The Buddha

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

There is no "right", there is no "wrong" -
there are only points of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

What seems new is only new to us.
- Pearl S. Buck

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
- Albert Einstein

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Yesterday is a canceled check;
tomorrow is a
promissory note;
today is the only cash you have;
so spend it wisely.
- Kay Lyons

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

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

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind -
A Mind is Only Useful When Tamed..
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

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

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer


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