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Motivational Politeness Quotes

May these quotes about Politeness inspire and motivate you.

Politeness is organized indifference.
- Paul Valery

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In truth, politeness is artificial good humor,
it covers the natural want of it,
and ends by rendering habitual a substitute
nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
- Thomas Jefferson

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
- Thomas Jefferson

When you have to kill a man,
it costs nothing to be polite.
- Winston Churchill


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


Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to be naive.
- Buckminster Fuller

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy


 

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
Not to dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

It is not because life is difficult
that we do not dare.
Life is difficult
because we do not dare.
- Seneca

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts.
- J. W. Fulbright

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Here in America we are descended in blood
and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels.
Men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine.
As their heirs, may we never confuse
honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hope we shall crush in its birth
the aristocracy of our monied corporations
which dare already to challenge our government
to a trial by strength,
and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
- Thomas Jefferson (from a letter to George Logan, Nov. 12th, 1816)

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

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

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

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

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

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

The River of Life flows - and all else is our drama.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The universe is wider than our views of it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

The key to growth is the introduction of
higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
- Lao Tzu

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our life is what our thoughts make it.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

It is not our circumstances that create
our discontent or contentment.
It is us.
- Vivian Greene

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How we spend our days is of course
how we spend our lives.
- Annie Dillard

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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