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

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

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As we cultivate peace and happiness in ourselves,
we also nourish peace and happiness in those we love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

To be a beneficial presence in the world,
cultivate a conscious awareness of your unity with Spirit.
Expect good in your own life.
Desire good for all others as well.
See and affirm abundant blessings of peace,
health, and plenty for everyone.
Align your thoughts with peace and happiness,
and realize that these qualities are your true nature.
- Kathy Juline

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire


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


A great architect is not made by way of a brain
nearly so much as he is made by way
of a cultivated, enriched heart.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

 

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

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

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

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

The first quality that is needed is audacity.
- Winston Churchill

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

Today, I Do What Is Important To Me, First.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
then they fight you, then you win.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

A holiday, the day I first named you, "friend."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never stop dreaming your inspired future.
Believing in your dreams is only the first step,
but unless you have a dream that you believe in,
you are leaving your future to random chance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life ... is like a parachute jump:
you have to get it right the first time.
- Margaret Mead

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Read the best books first,
or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
- Henry David Thoreau


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