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Never tell people how to do things.
by George S. Patton

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

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Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

 

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth


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There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

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

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

Never take counsel of your fears.
- Andrew Jackson

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Love the heart that hurts you,
but never hurt the heart that loves you.
- Vipin Sharma

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

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

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Never "for the sake of peace and quiet"
deny your own experience or convictions.
- Dag Hammarskjold

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

Be the chief but never the lord.
- Lao Tzu

Never give up on the most important goals in your life.
Never give up on your life purpose.
Never give up on your core values.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

A true "moral compass" never points toward discrimination.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill


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