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

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
- Phyllis Diller


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


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

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability,
but comes through continuous struggle.
And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.
A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

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

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

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

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.

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

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

A Single Generosity Enlarges the World.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

I am not the same having seen the moon shine
on the other side of the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.
- Helen Keller

The world will persist in exhibiting before you
what you persist in affirming the world is.
- Emma Curtis Hopkins

The shortest and surest way to
live with honor in the world,
is to be in reality
what we would appear to be.
- Socrates

Know that you are a gift to the world.
Your life is important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

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

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

Today is a day to honor other cultures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

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

The difference between what we do
and what we are capable of doing
would suffice to solve most of the world's problem.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

The greatest way to live with honor in this world
is to be what we pretend to be.
- Socrates

The world is all gates, all opportunities,
strings of tension waiting to be struck.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus


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