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Gratification Quote of the Day

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

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

Related topics: Values

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A true friend is a rock upon whom you can depend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

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

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

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

True friends are appreciative and never demanding.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

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

Your inner thoughts reveal your true nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

True friends are those who lift you up
when your heart's wings forget how to fly.
- Anonymous


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie



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