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It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

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Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
- West African proverb famously quoted by Theodore Roosevelt

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To reach a port, we must sail -
sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt quoting Oliver Wendell Holmes

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you've always gotten.
- Tony Robbins (quoting Mark Twain)

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

 

What counts is not necessarily
the size of the dog in the fight -
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower quoting Mark Twain

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every book is a quotation;
and every house is a quotation out of all forests,
and mines, and stone quarries;
and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

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

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

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

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We may stumble, but always there is that eternal voice,
forever whispering within our ear,
that thing which causes the eternal quest,
that thing which forever sings and sings.
- Ernest Holmes

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment,
to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
- Charles Du Bos (1882-1939), from his book Approximations (1922)
(not Charles DuBois or Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

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

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The most difficult thing is the decision to act,
the rest is merely tenacity.
The fears are paper tigers.
You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life;
and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
- Amelia Earhart

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Between believing a thing and thinking you KNOW
is only a small step and quickly taken.
- Mark Twain

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
- Helen Keller

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -
nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror
which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein


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