TRUTH AND MEANING

June 24, 2013  By Jack Jodell.

Those who have followed this blog for a long time know that I have, on occasion, chosen to feature some thought-provoking and meaningful quotes yaken from a wide variety of people. As it has been some time since I last did so, today, I continue this feature below. These are tiny nuggets of wisdom delivered by persons from all walks of life, from many different countries, and from a great many different times…

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
Denis Waitley –

“People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.”
– George Matthew Allen –

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.”
– Henry Ford –

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
– Les Brown –

“Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dreams closer.”
– Marcia Wieder –

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”
– Napoleon Hill –

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”
– Aristitle –

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”
– Walt Disney –  

“Wjen one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we fail to see the one that has been opened for us.”
– Helen Keller –                       

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
– Carl Bard –

“Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need,”
– Voltaire –  

“You don’t have to find out you’re dying to start living.”
– Zach Sobiech –   

“I am thankful for all those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.”
– Albert Einstein –

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never having tried to succeed.”
– Theodore Roosevelt –  

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will take you where you want to go, no one else.”
– Les Brown –

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
– Harriet Tubman –

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.”
Swedish Proverb –

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”
– Zora Neale Hurst –

“The two most important days of your life are the day you were born amd the day you find out why.”
– Mark Twain –

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’ “
– Brian Tracy –

“Do not forget small kindnesses, and do not remember small faults.”
– Chinese Proverb –

“The best way out is always through.”
– Robert Frost –

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
– Anne Frank –   

“Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds.”
– Albert Einstein – 

“Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.”
– Peter F. Drucker –      

“When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.”
– Ethiopian Proverb – 

“The best revenge is massive success.”
– Frank Sinatra –           

About jackjodell53

I am an American Dissident trapped in a country where poor and middle class people are constantly being exploited and lied to by a very rigid and conservative plutocratic elite. I believe in government OF, FOR, and BY the people, not one controlled as it now is by corporations and special interests.
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4 Responses to TRUTH AND MEANING

  1. Jerry Critter says:

    Thanks, Jack. Each one is a gem, a jewel, to be lived, not just read.

  2. mudrake says:

    “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
    I find this especially true on the far-right-end of the political spectrum. I have a brother-in-law who fits this saying perfectly. Thanks for sharing, Jack.

    • jackjodell53 says:

      My pleasure, mudrake. Too bad your in-law is one of them thar outlaws, but you and I will keep barrling until there are no outlaws left! 🙂

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