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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Perspective

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
- Winston Churchill

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

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

 

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

The essence of all religions is One.
Surrender is the main duty of everyone.
Surrender means the feeling of oneness,
I and God are One. Why?
The reason is that the One
who is present in you is present in me.
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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 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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

Always do the right thing.
It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
- Mark Twain

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

God is Within You!
You yourself are the creator.
If you find that place within you
from which you brought this thing about,
you will be able to live with it and affirm it,
perhaps even enjoy it, as your life.
- Joseph Campbell

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

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

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

Forgiveness is not a one time thing.
Forgiveness must be practiced again and again in different ways
because we may find many dimensions to the wrongs we have suffered.
Bitterness and resentment are like weeds that can continue to pop up
until we have plucked out the last plant by its roots
and extinguished the last seed.
We must carefully tend the garden of our mind and soul,
lest we be overrun by the weeds of bitterness and regret.
- Carly Foster

A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness.
- John Keats

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

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


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