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Motivational Interests Quotes

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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

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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


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

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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Success is never so interesting as struggle
- Willa Cather

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

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

An idea that is developed and put into action
is more important than
an idea that exists only as an idea.
- The Buddha

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

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

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

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

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

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

Life can only be understood backwards;
but it must be lived forwards.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

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

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

I cannot teach anybody anything.
I can only make them think.
- Socrates

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

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

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

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

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

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

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


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