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Motivational Luxuries Quotes

May these quotes about Luxuries inspire and motivate you.

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Wisdom Values Simple Simplicity

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Give me the luxuries of life
and I will willingly do without the necessities.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley


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


To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass
is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
- Helen Keller

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz


 

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

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

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Just as the wave cannot exist for itself,
but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean,
so must I never live my life for itself,
but always in the experience which is going on around me.
- Albert Schweitzer

A leader is not one who says, "Follow me."
A leader is one who says, "I'll go first."
- Neale Donald Walsch

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

IF it is to be, it is up to me.
- Anonymous

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

I Release Myself From All Guilt.
I forgive myself for judging me guilty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I Do What Is Important To Me, First.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I constantly seek excellence
in all domains that truly matter to me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I serve others by living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bless EVERYTHING That Has Occurred To Bring Me To This Instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love, without condition, myself,
all those around me,
and all those in my thoughts,
this day and evermore. Amen
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar,
but I cherish the friend who for me
does not consult his calendar.
- Robert Brault

I allow life to wash over me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot solve a problem by saying,
"It's not my problem."
We cannot solve a problem by hoping that
someone else will solve it for us.
I can solve a problem only when I say,
"This is my problem and it's up to me to solve it.
- M. Scott Peck

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

All I have seen teaches me to trust
the creator for all I have not seen.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.
- Thomas Fuller

Spirit has unlimited patience,
and will wait for me to evolve.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every day I give thanks that I am me,
and that everything that has ever occurred in my life
happened exactly as it did -
however unpleasant it may have appeared at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price.
May He be so to every one of us.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The power of the Wizard lives within me.
I call upon its magic at will - transforming Fear into Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a Paradox - a Duality - and yet an Entirely Unified ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Don't threaten me with a dead fish.
- the movie Withnail & I (1987)

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The things that make me different are the things that make me.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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