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Motivational Torment Quotes

May these quotes about Torment inspire and motivate you.

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Expectation Disappointment Envy Greed

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

The world is a mirror for anger,
which returns to its source as burning torment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone
I love not to mix with it.
- Thomas Jefferson


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The jealous are troublesome to others,
but a torment to themselves.
- William Penn

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie


 

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches
as to conceive how others can be in want.
- Jonathan Swift

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Know thyself, and thou shalt know the Universe and God.
- Pythagoras

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

Choose a friend as thou dost a wife,
till death separate you.
- William Penn

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new- hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
- William Shakespeare

Love what is.
- Byron Katie

When love and hate are both absent
everything becomes clear and undisguised.
- Osho

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

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

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

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.
- The Buddha

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)

Through Love and through Beauty, we achieve immortality.
- Jewel (paraphrasing Plato)

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

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

If you love what you are doing, you ARE a success.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

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

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

Love yourself as you truly are -
and live courageously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous,
there's really nothing to lose.
- Jewel

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love,
selflessness, and kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

We should not let our response to
the people who disagree with us
be dictated by what they say about us
or even how they treat people we care for.
There has to be a chance that we can find love.
- William J. Clinton

Do what you love, love what you do,
and deliver more than you promise.
- Harvey McKay

Live life with no regrets and no resentments.
Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others. Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison


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