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Things Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Things

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I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

 

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You will always have habits -
things you do regularly and without conscious thought -
but you do have the ability to CHOOSE your habits.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspire people to do things for themselves.
Inspire people to think for themselves.
- Bono

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.
- Alan Watts

The universe is full of magical things
patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

Most of us are prisoners of habit,
and don't even notice that we do the same things,
think the same things, want the same things each day -
mostly without conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.
- Josh Billings

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

Be alert. The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

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

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

We can always choose to perceive things differently.
You can focus on what's wrong in your life,
or you can focus on what's right.
- Marianne Williamson

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
- Don Miguel Ruiz

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word happy would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
It is far better take things as they come along
with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee


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