Thursday, January 10, 2013

2013 TKR: Quick quotes for a tranquility base

Quick quotes for a tranquility base
Self-help--Thinkerer 
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  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know.
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  • Everything starts with what is.
  • When reality speaks, are you listening? 
  • Are you what you think you are?
  • Truth lies not in who says it but in who understands it. 
  • You can relax as much as you can trust life. 
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  • There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. Hamlet. 
  • You are what you do. You do what you choose. Who are you? 
  • You gave your life to become who you are right now. Was it worth it? 
  • We draw the thing as we see it, for the God of things as they are. 
  • Reality is what doesn’t go away when you stop believing in it. 
  • Have you tried thinking with your mouth closed? 
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  • Success: get what you want. Happiness: want what you get. 
  • Kris Kristofferson: Freedom’s just another name for nothing left to lose. 
  • Wisdom lies in appreciating absurdity. 
  • Unity is the key. No two ways about it. 
  • You shall be as God, knowing good and evil.–The Serpent. 
  • God: You are not responsible for everything. That's my job. 
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  • Life is not a disease. 
  • Focus on what you can do. Count on your friends to tell you what you can’t do. 
  • You can never learn to swim until you trust the water. 
  • To gain is to lose. To lose is to gain. Wisdom lies in asking what. 
  • I am a finger pointing at reality. If you watch me, you will miss everything. 
  • Life is not about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself.
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  • Popeye: I yam what I yam and that’s all that I yam. 
  • Life is too important to be taken seriously. 
  • The Creator of heaven and earth is not Santa Claus. 
  • They keep the word of promise to our ear. And break it to our hope. 
  • Jesus of Nazareth: He makes the sun to rise on the evil and on the good. 
  • The Zen master lives life just as if it were worth living. 
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  • Many think of changing the world. Who thinks of changing himself? 
  • “Life is hard.” Compared to what? 
  • Be still and know that I am God. 
  • Do you think you’re who they say you are? 
  • Don Quixote: Maddest of all: To see life as it is, and not as it should be. 
  • His grace has brought me safe this far. His grace will see me home. 
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  • Isaiah (quoting God): I form light and create darkness. I make peace and create evil. 
  • Jesus of Nazereth: Judge not, that you be not judged. 
  • Life is the art of the possible. 
  • The road to wisdom runs through what you don’t know. 
  • Believe those who seek the truth. Doubt those who have found it. 
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  • There is much to learn from what you don’t know. 
  • Real life is a game, too. It's just harder to keep score. 
  • You become wise by noticing what happens to you when you aren't. 
  • Jean Paul Sartre: If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company. 
  • Jed Clampett: The good Lord made us all. If we's good enough for Him, we sure ought to be good enough for each other. 
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  • Reality is the voice of the Creator. 
  • Life is a gift. What does that mean to you? 
  • Life is one long lesson in humility. 
  • Never send to know for whom the bell tolls. It tolls for thee. 
  • Fixing things is negotiating with reality. 
  • There is no rule but Reality. 
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  • Happiness lies not in what you have, but in what you can do. 
  • Canvas, paints, palette. Anyone can have these. The art is in how you put them together. 
  • Start your day doing something you don't like. Then you have time to celebrate. 
  • John Lennon: Life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans. 
  • Success in being a good follower lies in picking the right leader.
  • Some enjoy only their own success. Some also enjoy the success of others. Who has more to enjoy?
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  • All life is art. It's just that not all people appreciate art.
  • If you seek the unity of life, do not seek on the mountain top. Seek in the midst of life.
  • The meaning of life is to be human. The quest of life is to understand what it means for you to be human.
  • You must stand on solid ground before you can help another person up.
  • If you follow in the footsteps of the wise ones, you will find only footsteps.
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  • To find what the wise ones found, you must seek what they sought.
  • The answer is not in what you can be told, but in what you can become.
  • Practice falling down before you get big. The fall is shorter. 
  • If you get no practice in falling down you will have no practice in getting up.
  • You are unique. Just like everybody else.
  • Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
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  • Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted.
  • Double your money: Fold it in half and put it back in your pocket.
  • The greatest adventure is discovering what you can do.
  • You are your most important product.
  • The gate to learning opens if you ask the right question.
  • If you are perfect on the first try, you have nowhere to go but down
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  • The greatest view is the fan of possibilities.
  • Success is making a living from what you like to do.
  • One of the values of hard work is how it cuts the competition.
  • What matters is not what you have, but what you can do.
  • No matter where you go, there you are.
  • If you are bothered by what other people do, try to remember back to before you knew everything.
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  • Never compete with anyone but yourself. 
  • You have only one day to live. Today. 
  • Don't worry about what's wrong with other people. Celebrate what's right with you. 
  • Those who resent your success would better spend their time on competing. 
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  • Some see things as they are and ask why. We see things as they could be and ask why not. 
  • Sin --a term used to condemn others without taking responsibility for the condemnation.
  • Luck -- the explanation for the success of other people. 
  • Wisdom lies not in knowing but in knowing who to ask. 
  • All life is a game. It is just that some people don't know the score


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