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

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

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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. PHOTO

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

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)

 

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

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

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

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

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- 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

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

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

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

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

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

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

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 character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

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

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

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

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The winds of grace are always blowing;
all we need to do is raise our sails.
- Anonymous

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

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

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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