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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

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

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

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

 

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

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

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Love is the great miracle cure.
Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
- Louise L. Hay

We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

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

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 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

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one fully lives a life of acceptance,
life's vagaries are not merely tolerated,
but are received as a gift.
- 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

Lives based on having are less free
than lives based on doing or being.
- E.Y. Harburg

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

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

A life, deeply rooted, lives and grows in memory.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A life rooted deeply lives and grows in memory.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A life is not important except in
the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson (baseball player)

He who lives in harmony with himself
lives in harmony with the universe.
- Marcus Aurelius

We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

How we spend our days is of course
how we spend our lives.
- Annie Dillard

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
- Flora Whittemore

All people know the same truth.
Our lives consist of how we chose to distort it.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

Rather than worrying about the continuous stream of potential threats,
let us give thanks for our blessing of living in the eye-of-the-storm -
our protected refuge from the terrors
of fearsome dangers just outside our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

Most of us spend our lives as if
we have another one in the bank.
- Ben Irwin

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
- Henry David Thoreau

Anyone is free who lives as he wishes to live.
- Epictetus

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys
the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist,
and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

The ego lives by comparisons...
The ego cannot survive without judgment.
- A Course in Miracles

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
- Don Miguel Ruiz

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

In our willingness to give that which we seek,
we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives.
- Deepak Chopra

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is not what we get.
But who we become, what we contribute...
that gives meaning to our lives.
- Tony Robbins

This is the answer to all questions about relationship.
When two people sing their lives in harmony,
their lives are grand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

We do not need to proselytize
either by our speech or by our writing.
We can only do so really with our lives.
Let our lives be open books for all to study.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever
solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
- C. S. Lewis

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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