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Motivational Overwhelms Quotes

May these quotes about Overwhelms inspire and motivate you.

You have to learn to push the guilt
under the rug and move on,
otherwise it overwhelms you.
- the Woody Allen movie Match Point

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Overwhelm is not a pleasant condition.
The to-do list overflows,
the deadlines appear imminent and immovable.
There are too many demands upon too little of your time.
Does this sound familiar?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes,
but the power of doing whatever one sees ought to be done,
even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse.
There lies freedom, indeed.
- Anonymous

When life seems overwhelming, just step back for a day.
Consider what is most important.
Focus on the crucial issues in your life.
Just let the rest of your upsets go.
You can't fix the whole world, but you can still make a difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In all chaos there is a cosmos,
in all disorder a secret order.
- Carl Jung

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

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
- Helen Keller

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
- The Buddha

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
- Mark Twain

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity,
but in being uninteresting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All differences in this world
are of degree, and not of kind,
because oneness is the secret of everything.
- Swami Vivekananda

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
- Henny Youngman

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces
that incessantly draw great events.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
- Paul Tournier

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
- Benjamin Franklin

That's the secret to life . . .
replace one worry with another.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

Those who won our independence...
valued liberty as an end and as a means.
They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness
and courage to be the secret of liberty.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of merging with Spirit
and recognizing the oneness of the whole Universe
cannot be learned in a lifetime, but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one.
Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
- The Buddha

The secret of health for both mind and body
is not to mourn for the past,
nor to worry about the future,
but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
- The Buddha

Music and rhythm find their way
into the secret places of the soul.
- Plato

The very word "secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society;
and we are as a people inherently and historically
opposed to secret societies,
to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
- John F. Kennedy

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal.
My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
- Louis Pasteur

Our heart glows, and secret unrest gnaws at the root of our being.
Dealing with the unconscious has become a question of life for us.
- Carl Jung

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

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

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

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

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

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


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