The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 10
It is not he who has lived the longest, but he who has traveled the farthest, who knows the most.
-- Armenian Proverb
To understand things we must have been once in them and then have come out of them; so that first there must be captivity and then deliverance, illusion followed by disillusion, enthusiasm by disappointment. He who is still under the spell, and he who has never felt the spell, are equally incompetent. We only know well what we have first believed, then judged. To understand...
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 34
Heed the still, small voice that so seldom leads us wrong, and never into folly.
-- Madame du Deffand
All that is necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.
-- Edmund Burke
Men argue; nature acts.
When you call upon a thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.
-- Patricia Neal
regarding a motto above her father's desk.
Suffering is always the effect of...
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 31
Think about the misfortunes of others, that you may be satisfied with your own lot.
-- Japanese Proverb
'Tis by no means the least of life's rules: To let things alone.
-- Balthasar Gracian
How life catches up with us and teaches us to love and forgive each other.
-- Judy Collins
What is bestowed by heaven is called human nature. The fulfillment of human nature is called the Tao. The cultivation of the Tao is called true learning.
The Tao is the law of nature, which you can't depart...
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 29
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
-- Aldous Huxley
It is proper to doubt.Do not be led by holy scriptures, or by mere logic or inference,or by appearances, or by the authority of religious teachers. But when you realize that something is unwholesome and bad for you, give it up. And when you realize that something is wholesome and good for you, do it.
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 11
The truth is that life is hard and dangerous; that he who seeks his own happiness does not find it; that he who is weak must suffer; that he who demands love, will be disappointed; that he who is greedy, will not be fed; that he who seeks peace, will find strife; that truth is only for the brave; that joy is only for him who does not fear to be alone; that life is only for the one who is not afraid to die.
-- Joyce Carey
If there be righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the...
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 16
Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story.
Avoid loud and aggressive persons; they are vexations to the spirit.
If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself....
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 9
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
-- Robert Frost
When it is dark enough, men see the stars.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the face of uncertainty, there is nothing wrong with hope.
-- Bernie Siegel
In the friendship of an ass expect nothing but kicks.
-- Indian Proverb
Only very slowly and late have men come to realize that unless freedom is universal it is only extended privilege.
-- Christopher Hill
Fear is faith...
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 28
There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
-- Christopher Morley
We are the music-makers,And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams; World-losers and world-foresakers, On whom the pale moon gleams:
Yet we are the movers and shakers Of the world for ever, it seems.
With wonderful deathless ditties We build up the world's cities, And out of a fabulous story We fashion an empire's glory:
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Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprint of your ultimate achievements.
Pursue, keep up with, circle round and round your life, as a dog does his master's chaise. Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.
-- Henry David Thoreau
Those who realize that God cannot be known, truly know; those who claim that they know, know nothing.
The ignorant think that God can be grasped by the...
The Secret Collection Of Inspirational Quotes Part 21
Life is difficult.
This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-- once we truly understand and accept it--then life is no longer difficult.
Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.
-- M. Scott Peck
Reality is something you rise above.
-- Liza Minelli
All this task and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside the...