Thursday, January 24, 2013

2013 TKR: Quick quotes about moods

Quick quotes about moods
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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  • Who’s to blame is a childhood game.
  • Your ability to relax is in direct proportion to your ability to trust life. 
  • Two things not to worry about; what you can change, and what you can't. 
  • You can't be hopeless if you can choose. Unless you choose to be hopeless. 
  • Who on your head team matches your mood? 
  • There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. Hamlet. 
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  • The time for conflict with yourself is before the choice. 
  • You don’t like it? Do it first. Then you have time to celebrate. 
  • Pick your fights. Do not get too much practice at being defeated. 
  • Speak when you're angry and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret. 
  • Anger is energy. You focus it on your goal. Or waste it on something else. You choose. 
  • You never have to protect what you give away. 
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  • Guilt serves to make sure you don't learn from your mistakes.
  • A cardboard castle is made to be defended. But no one is made to defend it. 
  • Never question authority. It doesn't know either. 
  • Eat a live toad in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you all day. 
  • I put in an application to the optimists club, but I don't think they're going to accept it. 
  • People don’t notice the road. Only the bumps. 
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  • The man who smiles when things go bad has just thought of someone he can blame it on. 
  • If you always succeed, you are overqualified for your job. 
  • My reality check bounced. 
  • The world owes you nothing. It was here first. 
  • A conflict is just an opportunity being mishandled. 
  • Don't talk about what you were. Talk about what you are becoming.
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  • Do not expect to play God and win. 
  • The Power of Positive Planning. 
  • We have met the enemy and he is us. -- Pogo
  • He who fights and runs away lives to fight another day. 
  • A laugh an hour will sweeten the sour.
  • Keep links to things that make you laugh. You never know when you'll need them. 
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  • The function of guilt is to relieve you of responsibility. 
  • Use your feelings or your feelings will use you. 
  • If you are bored, blame it on your friends. After all, they will blame it on you. 
  • Guilt is like a box of chocolates. You can’t pass it around without tasting it yourself. 
  • He’s a dirty, rotten scoundrel. But he has the decency to feel guilty about it.
  • Professionals don’t get mad. They get busy. 
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  • If you feel conflicts in yourself, think of it as politics in your Head Office. 
  • Laugh and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. 
  • We wouldn't worry about what people think of us if we knew how seldom they do. 
  • Worrying about what others think of you? Why is their judgment better than yours? 
  • Notice other people's moods. What would you like to tell them? 
  • “Life is hard.” Compared to what? 
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  • Half-hearted is half-headed. Half headed one way, half headed the other. 
  • You can't change the past. You can change your future. So which do you focus on? 
  • How can you find satisfaction if you don’t know what you will be satisfied with? 
  • Worry is no substitute for planning. 
  • If you want to find the Hunter, you have to know the game. 
  • Look for cues that influence your moods. He who runs the cues directs the story. 
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  • Worry grows from feeling powerless. What can you do beyond feeling powerless? 
  • The Hunters are the mood for hunting. 
  • The answer is not in what you can be told, but in what you can become.
  • Do you know how to make you mood fit your task? 
  • Keep track of the things you can do well enough to please yourself.
  • A game is not useless if it lifts your mood. 
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  • Savor small successes. They don't look so easy until you succeed. 
  • Modesty is not one of my weaknesses.
  • You can't get there till you know where you are going.
  • No matter where you go, there you are.
  • It is not about what you can't do. It is about what you can do.
  • Anger management: don't get mad. Get busy 
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