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Motivational Triviality Quotes

May these quotes about Triviality inspire and motivate you.

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

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There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Truths and roses have thorns about them.
- Henry David Thoreau


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


Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Advertisements contain the only truths
to be relied on in a newspaper.
- Thomas Jefferson


 

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths
that give life perspective and meaning.
- Criswell Freeman

When you are tempted to judge,
may you be reminded that we are ALL ONE,
and that every thought you think reverberates
across the universe touching everyone and everything.
- from the Simple Truths movie May You Be Blessed

All truths are easy to understand
once they are discovered;
the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men are created equal;
that they are endowed by their Creator
with certain unalienable rights;
that among these are life, liberty,
and the pursuit of happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions,
but laws and institutions must go hand in hand
with the progress of the human mind.
As that becomes more developed, more enlightened,
as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered
and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances,
institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.
- Thomas Jefferson [inscribed in the Jefferson Memorial]

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

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

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

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

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson


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