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Motivational Chains Quotes

May these quotes about Chains inspire and motivate you.

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Habit Habits

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

It is better to be in chains with friends,
than to be in a garden with strangers.
- Persian Proverb

We all go through life bristling
at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains
to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford


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


In the final choice, a soldier's pack
is not so heavy as a prisoner's chains.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are strange beings, we seem
to go free, but we go in chains -
chains of training, custom, convention,
association, environment -
in a word, Circumstance -
and against these bonds
the strongest of us struggle in vain.
- Mark Twain

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa


 

It is a mistake to look too far ahead.
Only one link in the chain of destiny
can be handled at a time.
- Winston Churchill

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can chain me, you can torture me,
you can even destroy this body,
but you will never imprison my mind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

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

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good head and a good heart
are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

Good things happen to those who hustle.
- Anais Nin

There is no goodness in attempting to coerce
another person into performing a good deed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Not life, but good life,
is to be chiefly valued.
- Socrates

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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


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