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Crooked Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Crooked

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Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Values Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

I was more independent than any farmer in Concord,
for I was not anchored to a house or farm,
but could follow the bent of my genius,
which is a very crooked one, every moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase:
if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
- C. P. Snow

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To love. To be loved.
To never forget your own insignificance.
To never get used to the unspeakable violence
and the vulgar disparity of life around you.
To seek joy in the saddest places.
To pursue beauty to its lair.
To never simplify what is complicated
or complicate what is simple.
To respect strength, never power.
Above all, to watch. To try to understand.
To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

 

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy,
and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Heroes act in spite of their fear,
while the rest of us act because of our fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are by nature observers, and thereby learners.
That is our permanent state.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all go through life bristling
at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains
to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Belief fuels our decisions -
even when we are not clearly aware of those beliefs.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

At the Core of Our Suffering
are those Self-Imposed Limitations (Assumptions)
of which We are Completely Unaware.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Exotic or ordinary, glamorous or plain,
exciting or boring - it's all in our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be our own before we can be another's.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our stories are the window to our emotions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
- Henry David Thoreau

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Our only security is our ability to change.
- John Lilly

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

To live a creative life
we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

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

We all have our thorns - and blooms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

None of us got where we are solely by
pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
- Thurgood Marshall

We CHOOSE our actions, thoughts, and feelings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious,
and they must be brought into connection with action.
They must be woven together.
- Anais Nin

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck

Recovery begins with embracing our pain
and taking the risk to share it with others.
We do this by joining a group
and talking about our pain.
- John Bradshaw

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us,
in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
- Adam Acone

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

The world just IS, and we all have our stories about it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
- Henry David Thoreau

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.

Our unhappiness is triggered by either
having less than yesterday,
or having less than our neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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