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H. Jackson Brown Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by H. Jackson Brown

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Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens
reflect the kind of care they get.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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.

 

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Choose your life's mate carefully.
From this one decision will come
90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Never forget the three powerful resources
you always have available to you:
love, prayer, and forgiveness.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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 PHOTO

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.
A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
- The Buddha

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Regret is an appalling waste of energy,
you can't build on it - it's only good for wallowing in.
- Katherine Mansfield

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I find that he is happiest
of whom the world says least, good or bad.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

Good judgement comes from experience.
Experience comes from bad judgement.
- Jim Horning

Good for who? Good for what?
There is no absolute "good."
"Good" is simply one person's preference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

Good Endings precede Good Beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi


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