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Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Expectation Disappointment Envy Greed

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott


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


The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

 

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

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

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable;
they turn their efforts toward changing it.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

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

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

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

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

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

All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end,
contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption.
- Theodore H. White

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

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

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

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

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your informed, "no," to a particular service
allows another to offer their
gifted and unreserved, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us,
as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Heroes act in spite of their fear,
while the rest of us act because of our fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie



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