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Motivational Terrible Quotes

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Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

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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

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling


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It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

The food at this place is really terrible ...
and such small portions.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
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A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.
As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
- Carl Jung

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant
leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

Do feuds ever end?
Only when both sides shake hands,
and agree that there is no winner, no loser,
only people who have wearied of fighting
and desire to live in peace.
For many years, Northern Ireland was locked
in a murderous and seemingly unending feud.
The key to ending the feud was a shared commitment
that peace was more important than vengeance.
That is always the choice to be made.
The organizers of an April 10, 2009
joint Protestant-Catholic commemoration
of the Northern Ireland dead,
comprised of members of the once-outlawed Sinn Fein
as well as their once-avowed enemies,
referred to, "the terrible, random nature
of death in war and civil conflict."
Some lessons have been learned, many more remain.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

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

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Never be fooled into believing that
there is one speck out of order.
- Byron Katie

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

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

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

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

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Joy increases and suffering decreases
as one masters the distinction between events
and one's feelings about those events.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

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

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer


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