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Motivational Not Perfect Quotes

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The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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Practice does not make perfect,
perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

Just as in the comedies, a person who is in love
with the idea of love sees prospective partners
through the lens of idealism.
The reaction is, "This must be the one.
They are so perfect - the match of my dreams."
Is that person they just met a perfect match?
It's unlikely their friends think so.
So what happened? That person with the cute smile
was not much more than a mirror for the hopes and dreams
of the one in love with love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu


 

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

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

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

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

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

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

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

Be an Observer of Life.
Gaining wisdom from carefully observing life
is not a substitute for action -
it is a prerequisite for informed action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

Information is not knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

All decisions and all actions
(and inactions) have consequences -
not rightness or wrongness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded,
but the fear of pain or death.
- Epictetus

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

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

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

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

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority
is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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