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Morris West Quotes

I hope you find these Morris West Quotes inspiring and motivational.

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

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

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

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


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


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

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


 

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

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

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

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Yesterday is a canceled check;
tomorrow is a
promissory note;
today is the only cash you have;
so spend it wisely.
- Kay Lyons

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

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

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

The world will persist in exhibiting before you
what you persist in affirming the world is.
- Emma Curtis Hopkins

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

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

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.

You create stress in your life by getting angry,
and you can instantly remove
that stress by granting forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

You uncover what is,
when you get rid of what isn't.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

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

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

Life is what you make it.
- Anonymous

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

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

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

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Wherever you go, there you are.
- Traditional Zen Proverb

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

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

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you,
but it is most important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

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

Judge your natural character
by what you do in your dreams.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius


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