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It's not what you take when
by Randy Travis

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

Everything is okay in the end.
If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
- Anonymous

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A leader is not one who says, "Follow me."
A leader is one who says, "I'll go first."
- Neale Donald Walsch

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

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus
but a molder of consensus.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

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

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu


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