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Motivational Resisting Quotes

May these quotes about Resisting inspire and motivate you.

Most unhappiness comes from resisting life.
Occasionally, you have such a strong commitment
to changing the world order that it is worth
struggling against the flow of life.
But don't live your life as if each minor happening
were a matter of life and death.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

To let go means to give up coercing, resisting, or struggling,
in exchange for something more powerful and wholesome
which comes out of allowing things to be as they are
without getting caught up in your attraction to or rejection of them,
in the intrinsic stickiness of wanting, of liking and disliking.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky


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


Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

I Resist the Temptation to Judge Others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you resist, persists.
- Carl Jung


 

I can resist everything except temptation.
- Oscar Wilde

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we fail to plan, we merely bob helplessly -
like a cork on the sea of life.
If we resist whatever life delivers to us,
we create untold misery for ourselves.
If we act with vision and commitment,
and then accept whatever Spirit provides,
we live a life of purpose and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself,
to resist invasions of it in the case of others:
or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures,
but the foolish to be a slave to them.
- Epictetus

It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
- Leonardo da Vinci

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39

Resistance creates suffering.
Stress happens when your mind resists what is.
The only problem in your life
is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds.
- Dan Millman

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

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

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
- Mark Twain

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

The spirit of resistance to government
is so valuable on certain occasions
that I wish it to be always kept alive.
- Thomas Jefferson

The soul loves to meditate,
for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy.
If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation,
remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego;
it doesn't belong to the soul.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The strength and power of despotism
consists wholly in the fear of resistance.
- Thomas Paine

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

You do ill if you praise, but worse
if you censure, what you do not understand.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

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

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

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

Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

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

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded,
but the fear of pain or death.
- Epictetus

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Trust only movement.
Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Trust movement.
- Alfred Adler

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is not as it appears to be.
- Proverb

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

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

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


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