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Motivational Seldom Quotes

May these quotes about Seldom inspire and motivate you.

Today's problems can seldom be solved using yesterday's answers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

Be alert. The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things are seldom what they seem.
- William S. Gilbert (Gilbert and Sullivan: HMS Pinafore)


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Thoughtful people seldom share exactly the same opinion -
the same point-of-view.
The wise ones understand that they know nothing -
for virtually none of our experience is truly factual -
and they graciously honor all other opinions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich


 

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
- Thomas Jefferson

She generally gave herself very good advice,
(though she very seldom followed it).
- Lewis Carroll

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Advice is seldom welcome,
and those who need it the most, like it the least.
- Lord Chesterfield

Unless they share our opinions,
we seldom find people sensible.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Beauty is an outward gift,
which is seldom despised,
except by those to whom it has been refused.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

Most of us seldom let the outrageous
part of ourselves out to play.
Notice that I didn't say "never," I said "seldom."
Halloween is one of those exceptions.
While there are certainly many "bah humbug" houses on our street,
more than half the houses wear an acknowledgement of Halloween -
and nothing about Halloween is NOT outrageous.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a wonderful advantage to a man,
in every pursuit or avocation,
to secure an adviser in a sensible woman.
In woman there is at once a subtle delicacy of tact,
and a plain soundness of judgement,
which are rarely combined to an equal degree in man.
A woman, if she be really your friend,
will have a sensitive regard for your character, honor, repute.
She will seldom counsel you to do a shabby thing:
for a woman friend always desires to be proud of you.
- Edward Bulwer-Lytton

If a man smiles all the time,
he's probably selling something that doesn't work.
- George Carlin

There are people selling thoughtlessness with such casualty.
- Jewel

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

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil


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