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Valid Quote of the Day

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

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Motivational Positive

If self-validation were our
most significant societal measure -
we would give trophies to ourselves.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz


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


Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

 

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

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)

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

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

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

Inferiority Complex:
a name for not loving yourself enough.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you,
but it is most important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

No amount of self-improvement can make up
for a lack of self-acceptance.
- Anonymous

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you are, be a good one.
- Abraham Lincoln

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are today where your thoughts have brought.
- James Allen

We are what we pretend to be,
so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
- Kurt Vonnegut

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

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

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie



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