Wise Quotes

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    In my life nothing goes wrong. When things seem to not meet my expectations, I let go of how I think things should be. It’s a matter of not having any attachment to any fixed outcome.

    Deepak Chopra
     



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    Artists inevitably, whether they admit it or not, serve two masters, one artistic and the other practical; they work against two scales of value.

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    If you have to do it every day, for God’s sake learn to do it well.

    Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
     



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    You need to learn who you are inside, figure out what your feelings are, understand that; the key to self-knowledge. If you know who you are, then you are grounded through life. If everything is a mystery to you, then you are going to be in trouble.

    Mark Sherkow, Quoted in The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, John Izzo
     



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    When trying to decode weird behaviour of others, think of the simple explanations and basic emotions: fear, envy, guilt…

    Alain de Botton
     



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    Be all of yourself…get a vision of your future that is authentic to yourself that will make a difference in the world.

    Joel Barker, Author and Futurist
     



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    You will turn over many a futile new leaf till you learn we must all write on scratched-out pages.

    Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
     



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    Forget about what you want to sell. It’s not about you or it. It’s about who you serve & how you remove their pain

    Jonathan Fields
     



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    When I saw my mother struggle it gave me ambition. It made me want to be rich enough to buy her a better life.

    Tony Bennett
     



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    Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

    Thomas à Kempis, Imitation of Christ, c.1420
     



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    When I write, I feel like an armless, legless man with a crayon in his mouth.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    Once when Lord Mitsushige was a little boy and was supposed to recite from a copybook for the priest Kaion, he called the other children … and said, “Please come here and listen. It’s difficult to read if there are hardly any people listening.” The priest was impressed and said … “That’s the spirit in which to do everything.”

    Way of the Samurai
     



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    The wise person acts without effort and teaches by quiet example. He accepts things as they come, creates without possessing, nourishes without demanding, accomplishes without taking credit. Because he constantly forgets himself, he is never forgotten.

    Tao Te Ching
     



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    Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

    Thich Nhat Hahn
     



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    Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

    Malcolm S. Forbes
     






               

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