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

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Live-By Self Values Honor Choice Wisdom

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beliefs have evolved based on survival value.
Certain belief systems have been more conducive than others
to people living long enough to reproduce,
and having a high rate of reproduction.
It's that basic.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

 

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Man tends to increase at a greater rate
than his means of subsistence.
- Charles Darwin

Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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No one can have a higher opinion of you than I have,
and I think you're a slimy, contemptible sewer rat!
- the movie The Great Mouse Detective

The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down
rat holes with baited breath.
- W. C. Fields

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands?
And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
- John Lennon

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand;
they listen with the intent to reply.
- Stephen R. Covey

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a waste of time to be angry about my disability.
One has to get on with life and I haven't done badly.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
- Stephen Hawking

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

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

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank


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