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Motivational Nonsense Quotes

May these quotes about Nonsense inspire and motivate you.

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

Related topics: Wisdom Cynical Perspective Creativity Inventive

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis


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


The pendulum of the mind alternates
between sense and nonsense,
not between right and wrong.
- Carl Jung

Heroism on command, senseless violence,
and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -
how passionately I hate them!
- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

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

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

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

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

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

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

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

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

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

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

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

You can never solve a problem on the level
on which it was created.
- Albert Einstein

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

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

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

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

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

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

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

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

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

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


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