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Motivational Things Quotes

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

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I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein


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


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

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

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

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

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Things are seldom what they seem.
- William S. Gilbert (Gilbert and Sullivan: HMS Pinafore)

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things.
Strive on with diligence.
- The Buddha

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

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

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)

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

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

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The softest things in the world overcome
the hardest things in the world.
- Lao Tzu

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.
- Josh Billings

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Be alert. The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Time cures all things.
- Proverb

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)

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Good things happen to those who hustle.
- Anais Nin

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

You will do foolish things,
but do them with enthusiasm.
- Colette

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Management is doing things right;
leadership is doing the right things.
- Peter F. Drucker


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