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Motivational Repent Quotes

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We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

Related topics: Wisdom Simple Simplicity Gratitude

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

We will have to repent in this generation,
not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people,
but for the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau


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


Most people do not listen with the intent to understand;
they listen with the intent to reply.
- Stephen R. Covey

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


 

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

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

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

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

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

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

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

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

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

It is a waste of time to be angry about my disability.
One has to get on with life and I haven't done badly.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
- Stephen Hawking

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

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

Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton


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