Life Sayings (Part 7)

“The voice of reason is rarely the loudest one.” – Unknown

The irony of life is that, by the time you’re old enough to know your way around, you’re not going anywhere.

“It’s good to nitpick because if we don’t find questions we certainly won’t find answers.” – youvebeenthunderstruck

“None will improve your lot if you yourself do not.” – Bertolt Brecht

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius

“When you see a good man, try to emulate his example, and when you see a bad man, search yourself for his faults.” – Confucius

“It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.” – Confucius

“Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world — making the most of one’s best.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi

“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi

“He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.” – Art Linkletter

“It’s not what happens to you; it’s what you do about it that makes the difference.” – W. Mitchell

“One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine with only interests.” – John Stuart Mill

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always had!” – Lesley P.

“If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” – Dolly Parton

“When men speak ill of thee, so live that nobody believe them.” – Plato

“I discovered a long time ago that if I helped people get what they wanted, I would always get what I wanted and I would never have to worry.” – Anthony Robbins

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.” – Tim Robbins

“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn

“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.” – Robert Schuller

“What you keep to yourself, you lose. What you give away, you keep forever.” – Mother Teresa

Don’t cry because it is over, smile because it happened.

Anything anyone does anywhere affects everything everywhere.

If your aim in life is nothing; you can’t miss. And you can’t win.

Though you cannot return to the past to make a brand new start, you can always make a brand new start now, and a brand new ending.

“How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.” – George Washington

“You should think about your own death 3 times per day at the very least.” – Ajahn Chah

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar

“It is not your aptitude, but your attitude, that determines your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

“At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” – Pericles

“You must have long-range goals to keep from being frustrated by short-range failure.” – Charles Nobel

“Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent – the power to do the right thing the first time.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.” – Leo Tolstoy

To fear death is to misunderstand life.

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