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

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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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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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

The only real valuable thing is intuition.
- Albert Einstein

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

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
- Bertrand Russell

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

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

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.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

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

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

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

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

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

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

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

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

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

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

"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]

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

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

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

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

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

We cannot change our past.
We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.
- Charles R. Swindoll

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

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

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.

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


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