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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
by Nelson Henderson

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

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

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

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

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

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

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

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

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

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

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

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

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

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

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

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

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

True love means putting the other person before yourself,
and honoring the relationship above all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

A true friend never gets in your way
unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

A true friend is one who believes in you
when you have ceased to believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

A true friend is the one who
walks in when others walk out.
- Walter Winchell

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nobody needs your help.
I know, I know, this is a difficult one. But it is true.
This does not mean no one wants your help,
or that no one could use your help.
It simply means the thought that another
Aspect of Divinity is powerless without you is inaccurate.
- Neale Donald Walsch

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare


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