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Struggle is highly overrated.
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Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

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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

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

 

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

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

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

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

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

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

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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)

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
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You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

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

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

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

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
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I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is like music; it must be composed by ear,
feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
- Samuel Butler

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
- Thomas Henry Huxley

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

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

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

No one is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

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

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

If we are not happy and joyous at this season,
for what other season shall we wait and
for what other time shall we look?
- Abdul-Baha

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

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
- Burton Hills

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

It's not what happens to you,
but how you react to it that matters.
- Epictetus

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

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Life is not a tragedy, it is a comedy.
To be alive means to have a sense of humor.
- Osho

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

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

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

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.

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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