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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
by Thomas Edison

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Related topics: Motivational

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

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


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


Genius is one percent inspiration
and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

I have not failed.
I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

 

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

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

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Love is the great miracle cure.
Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
- Louise L. Hay

The universe is wider than our views of it.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
- Marianne Williamson

Most everything in life is about our
point-of-view rather than any absolute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

This is our moment, this is our time.
- Bono

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

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

Adversity can crush our spirit -
or strengthen it - it is our choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke


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