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Compels Quotes and Sayings
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The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

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And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas
he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
- Thomas Jefferson

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Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

 

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

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)

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Life's a game, all you have to do is know how to play it.
- Anonymous

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart,
don't know how to laugh either
- Golda Meir

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

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us
what he thinks, but by his actions.
- Isaac Bashevis Singe

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Assumptions are beliefs that don't know they are beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most erroneous stories are those
we think we know best -
and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know nothing. For to know nothing is to know everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Know thyself, and thou shalt know the Universe and God.
- Pythagoras

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Know that the darkest night is often
the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Those who know how to think need no teachers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

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

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Repressed anger still is anger, it just isn't expressed.
If you truly have no anger, you are blessed and joyful.
If you have repressed anger, know that you have anger,
you just haven't expressed that anger.
Go ahead, express your anger briefly,
pound pillows, scream, curse.
Then take a deep breath, and get over it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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