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Edmund Hillary Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Edmund Hillary Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Self

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd PHOTO

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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) PHOTO

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

 

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide PHOTO

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran PHOTO

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

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

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

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

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

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

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

He who is not courageous enough to take risks
will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who does not trust enough,
will not be trusted.
- Lao Tzu

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

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

I find hope in the darkest of days,
and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Winston Churchill

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Strive not to be a success,
but rather to be of value.
- Albert Einstein

The right mixture of caring and not caring -
I suppose that's what love is.
- James Hilton

Not everything that can be counted counts,
and not everything that counts can be counted.
- Albert Einstein

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

It is not fair to ask of others
what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky


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