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Motivational Plucking Quotes

May these quotes about Plucking inspire and motivate you.

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

Related topics: Wisdom

By plucking her petals,
you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower
wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln


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


Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Forgiveness is not a one time thing.
Forgiveness must be practiced again and again in different ways
because we may find many dimensions to the wrongs we have suffered.
Bitterness and resentment are like weeds that can continue to pop up
until we have plucked out the last plant by its roots
and extinguished the last seed.
We must carefully tend the garden of our mind and soul,
lest we be overrun by the weeds of bitterness and regret.
- Carly Foster

The Sweetest Strawberry:
A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger.
He fled, the tiger after him.
Coming to a precipice,
he caught hold of the root of a wild vine
and swung himself over the edge.
The tiger sniffed at him from above.
Trembling, the man looked down to where,
far below, another tiger was waiting to eat him.
Only the vine sustained him.
Two mice, one white and one black,
little by little started to gnaw away the vine.
The man then saw a luscious strawberry near him.
Grasping the vine with one hand,
he plucked the strawberry with the other.
How sweet it tasted.
- Zen Koan


 

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

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

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

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

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

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

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

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

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

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes
is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others
shows that one's education is complete.
- Epictetus

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

We only see what we want to see,
and hear what we want to hear
- don Miguel Ruiz

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

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

You can have anything you want -
if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be,
do anything you set out to accomplish
if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want to share with you the three rules
that I have in order to accept an apprentice.
Rule Number 1: Don't believe me.
I don't want you to believe me
but I want you to listen and make choices - your choices.
If what I say, doesn't work for you, leave it.
But if it works for you and that's what you want, then make it yours.
Rule Number 2: Don't believe yourself.
Why? Because most of your belief system is a lie - it's not true.
And by believing yourself, you create all the limitations
that don't allow you to be what you really are.
Don't believe yourself. Listen to what you say,
listen to what you think, listen to what you believe.
And when you listen, open your ears, open your mind,
open your intelligence and make choices.
Rule 3 is, don't believe anybody else.
Don't believe them at all.
Open your ears and your mind; listen and make choices.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us
to be what we know we could be.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whenever I date a guy, I think,
"Is this the man I want my children
to spend their weekends with?"
- Rita Rudner

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

I feel the need to express something,
but I don't know what it is I want to express.
- the movie Interiors


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