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Motivational Person Quotes

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I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

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About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis


 

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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


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I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

Difficulties are things that show a person what he is.
- Epictetus

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

If my films make one more person miserable,
I'll feel I have done my job.
- Woody Allen

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us
what he thinks, but by his actions.
- Isaac Bashevis Singe

Resenting someone is a way of never leaving that person.
- Kare Anderson

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

No person was ever honored for what he received.
Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

I've become the person I've always hated, but I'm happier.
- the Woody Allen movie Celebrity

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

Good for who? Good for what?
There is no absolute "good."
"Good" is simply one person's preference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb
cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
- Dave Barry

Resenting someone, or hating someone, ensures that
you can never emotionally escape that person.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

The shoe that fits one person pinches another;
there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
- Carl Jung

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
- George Carlin

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

If one does not understand a person,
one tends to regard him as a fool.
- Carl Jung

At times our own light goes out
and is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude
of those who have lighted the flame within us.
- Albert Schweitzer

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

If I choose to bless another person,
I will always end up feeling more blessed.
- Marianne Williamson

As a happy person, you radiate happiness to the world.
Visualize your light radiating throughout the world,
passing from person to person until it encircles the globe.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What would be the use of immortality to a person
who cannot use well a half an hour.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

My vision of a real humanity is of pure individuals
relating to each other, but not tied in any relationship.
They will be loving to each other,
but not being possessive of each other.
They will be sharing with each other
all their joys and all their blessings,
but never even in their dreams thinking of dominating,
thinking of enslaving the other person.
- Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is more dangerous that even
a guilty person should be punished
without the forms of law
than that he should escape.
- Thomas Jefferson

It hurts to love someone
and not be loved in return,
but what is more painful is to love
someone and never find the courage
to let that person know how you feel.
- Anonymous

We are afraid to care too much, for fear
that the other person does not care at all.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A person who trusts no one can't be trusted.
- Jerome Blattner

An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
- Henry David Thoreau

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Inside every cynical person,
there is a disappointed idealist.
- George Carlin


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