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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do not let your fire go out.
- Ayn Rand

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

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

Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed.
- Khalil Gibran

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Inferiority Complex:
a name for not loving yourself enough.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin


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