Day Brightener – Quotes That Have Floated Across My Screen – Some Funny, Some Thinkers, All True

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.’ – John Rohan

“Life is about choices. Some we regret, some we’re proud of. Some will haunt us forever. The message: we are what we chose to be.” – Graham Browning 

“It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars.” Garrison Keillor

“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes … and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz

“Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.” 

“A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.” – Mark Twain

“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” – Doug Larson

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”- Plato

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

“The answers I remember longest are the ones that answer questions that I didn’t think of asking.” – Jonathan Kozol

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll

“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” – Denis Whitley

“I never worry about the problem. I worry about the solution.” – Shaquille O’Neal

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“If you think you are too small to make an impact, try spending the night in room with a mosquito “.  African Proverb

“Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 

“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.” Wayne Dyer`

“When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.” Viktor E. Frankl

“Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please” – Mark Twain

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

“I never did give anybody hell. I just told them the truth and they thought it was hell.” – Harry S. Truman

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.”  – Ernest Hemingway

‘No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he is not the same Man” – Heraclitus

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” – Lao Tzu

“The path of least resistance is rarely the path of Wisdom.”

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