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Comparing Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Comparing Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Motivational

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu


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


Be simply yourself and don't compare or compete.
- Lao Tzu

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

 

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

Let everyone try and find that
as a result of daily prayer
he adds something new to his life,
something with which nothing can be compared.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth,
and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
- Thomas Jefferson

Women must pay for everything.
They do get more glory than men for comparable feats,
but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
- Amelia Earhart

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

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

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

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

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -
unless you let him.
- Napoleon Hill

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
- William John Bennett

If you have no confidence in self,
you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause
for which I am prepared to kill.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Formula to live your dream:
1. Be bold. 2. Begin now, 3. No exceptions.
- William James

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude.
Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves,
and spend without fear of bankruptcy.
- Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

No problem can be solved from the same level
of consciousness that created it.
- Albert Einstein

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

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

There's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Trust your instinct to the end,
though you can render no reason.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie



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