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Quotes on Things That Matter
There are some things in life that matter more than others and often
don't take the time to recognize the difference.
We get caught up in busyness, the rat race or
spinning our wheels when we could be savoring what we already
have. Here are some quotes to remind us about the things that matter.
Do not care overly much for wealth or power or fame, or one day you will meet someone who cares for none of these things, and you will realize how poor you have become.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle stand like a rock.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you can help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve their world.
Try measuring your wealth by what you are than by what you have. Anonymous
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. William Shakespeare
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. Henrik Ibsen
The best portion of a good man's life - His little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Horace Mann
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
People love others not for who they are but for how they make them feel.
Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. George Sand
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
Praise the bridge that carried you over. George Colman
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. Henry Ford
If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. Robert Quillen
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Anderson
The greatest wealth is health. Virgil
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. Chinese Proverb
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Henry Ford
Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think. Chinese Proverb
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. Margaret Fuller
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. Confucius
In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be the gainer; to forget oneself is to be happy.
Robert Louis Stevenson