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Underneath Quote of the Day

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

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

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology People

Perspective:
Do you always look at life from the same point-of-view?
Consider viewing a situation as another might view it.
Look from behind, underneath, from the distant heavens.
View the situation as someone of a different religion,
race, or nationality might view it.
Pretend you are an alien from a distant galaxy -
that should be good for a laugh.
Troubles only appear troubling to those close to them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

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

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

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

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

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

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

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

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

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

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

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

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

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

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

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

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

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

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

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

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

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

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)

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

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

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

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

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

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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


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