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Motivational Wit Quotes

May these quotes about Wit inspire and motivate you.

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Wit is the lowest form of humor.
- Alexander Pope

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin


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


Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show
by what road it will pass to destruction,
to wit: by consolidation of power first,
and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
- Thomas Jefferson

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

A witty saying proves nothing.
- Voltaire


 

The universe is full of magical things
patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
- Spanish proverb

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

A vow is a purely religious act
which cannot be taken in a fit of passion.
It can be taken only with a mind purified
and composed and with God as witness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

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

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

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

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

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

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

He is richest who is content with the least.
- Socrates

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I surrender to life as it is, not as it should be.
- Richard Carlson

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

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be an Observer of Life.
Gaining wisdom from carefully observing life
is not a substitute for action -
it is a prerequisite for informed action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Questioning cultural norms opens new vistas of happiness and purpose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Often, the greatest joy is to be found not in new things,
but in old things seen through new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
- Anonymous

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Know When To Be Done.
- Anonymous

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

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

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

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A single event can awaken a stranger totally unknown to us.
To live is to be slowly born.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy


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