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Motivational Minutes Quotes

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He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

Related topics: Wisdom

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow.
There's nothing tangible of yesterday.
All I can say I've done is
agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes
and then boom - it's gone.
- Edward R. Murrow


 

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

I'm going to go in the bathroom and scream.
I'll be out in a minute.
- the Woody Allen movie What's New Pussycat

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed.
Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute
with love, grace, and gratitude.
- Denis Waitley

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it
seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour
and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

One minute you're in the lunchroom at Glenwood High
and you ... blink and you're 40,
you blink again and you can see movies
at half price on a senior citizen's pass.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls, or to put it more accurately,
ask not for whom the toilet flushes.
- the Woody Allen movie Celebrity

The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

Religion has convinced people that there's an invisible man
... living in the sky. Who watches everything you do
every minute of every day. And the invisible man
has a list of ten specific things he doesn't want you to do.
And if you do any of these things,
he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire
and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever,
and suffer, and suffer, and burn, and scream,
until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you.
He loves you and he needs money.
- George Carlin

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

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

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- 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

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

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

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

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

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

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

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

The world will persist in exhibiting before you
what you persist in affirming the world is.
- Emma Curtis Hopkins

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

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

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

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

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

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

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

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

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

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

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

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

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

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

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

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

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

You uncover what is,
when you get rid of what isn't.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

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

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

In silence you hear who you are becoming.
You create yourself.
- Jewel

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

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

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

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

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
- Confucius

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous


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