mpwilson - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21845/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21845/ <![CDATA[We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21839/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21839/ <![CDATA[People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21848/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21848/ <![CDATA[There's no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21809/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21809/ <![CDATA[We are more casual about qualifying the people we allow to act as advocates in the courtroom than we are about licensing electricians.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21808/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21808/ <![CDATA[Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21815/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21815/ <![CDATA[When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21816/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21816/ <![CDATA[To sit in judgment of those things which you perceive to be wrong or imperfect is to be one more person who is part of judgment, evil or imperfection.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21817/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21817/ <![CDATA[The judges of normality are present everywhere. We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the social worker -judge.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21821/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21821/ <![CDATA[Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21822/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21822/ <![CDATA[It is no little wisdom for a man to keep himself in silence and in good peace when evil words are spoken to him, and to turn his heart to God and not to be troubled with man's judgment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21834/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21834/ <![CDATA[Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21835/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21835/ <![CDATA[The Chinese pianist Liu Chi Kung was imprisoned for seven years during the Cultural Revolution, during which time he had no access to a piano. When he returned to giving concerts again after he was released, his playing was better than ever. Asked how this was possible since he had not practice for seven years, he replied: I did practice, every day. I rehearsed every piece I had ever played, note by note, in my mind.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20516/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20516/ <![CDATA[Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20512/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20512/ <![CDATA[It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20494/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20494/ <![CDATA[The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20457/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20457/ <![CDATA[All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20441/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20441/ <![CDATA[My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20443/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20443/ <![CDATA[The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20444/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20444/ <![CDATA[Actually we are a vulgar, pushing mob whose passions are easily mobilized by demagogues, newspaper men, religious quacks, agitators and such like. To call this a society of free peoples is blasphemous. What have we to offer the world besides the superabundant loot which we recklessly plunder from the earth under the maniacal delusion that this insane activity represents progress and enlightenment?]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2238/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2238/ <![CDATA[I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2240/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2240/ <![CDATA[I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old, as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2241/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2241/ <![CDATA[The world isn't kept running because it's a paying proposition. (God doesn't make a cent on the deal.) The world goes on because a few men in every generation believe in it utterly, accept it unquestioningly; they underwrite it with their lives.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17917/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17917/ <![CDATA[No one asks you to throw Mozart out of the window. Keep Mozart. Cherish him. Keep Moses too, and Buddha and Lao Tzu and Christ. Keep them in your heart. But make room for the others, the coming ones, the ones who are already scratching on the window-panes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21076/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21076/ <![CDATA[I didn't have to think up so much as a comma or a semicolon; it was all given, straight from the celestial recording room. Weary, I would beg for a break, an intermission, time enough, let's say, to go to the toilet or take a breath of fresh air on the balcony. Nothing doing!]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21162/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21162/ <![CDATA[Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25758/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25758/ <![CDATA[Life is constantly providing us with new funds, new resources, even when we are reduced to immobility. In life's ledger there is no such thing as frozen assets.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23762/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23762/ <![CDATA[Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23763/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23763/ <![CDATA[If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2099/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2099/ <![CDATA[There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14810/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14810/ <![CDATA[Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13996/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13996/ <![CDATA[If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20397/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20397/ <![CDATA[The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations... they think ahead and create their mental picture, and the go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building -- steadily building.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20399/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20399/ <![CDATA[Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20413/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20413/ <![CDATA[The real leader has no need to lead -- he is content to point the way.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/22893/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/22893/ <![CDATA[Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20417/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20417/ <![CDATA[Science does not know its debt to imagination.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20422/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20422/ <![CDATA[The stabbing horror of life is not contained in calamities and disasters, because these things wake one up and one gets very familiar and intimate with them and finally they become tame again. No, it is more like being in a hotel room in Hoboken let us say, and just enough money in one's pocket for another meal.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11045/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11045/ <![CDATA[I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10202/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10202/ <![CDATA[Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/166/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/166/ <![CDATA[Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20393/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20393/ <![CDATA[The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate. It is for us to harmonize with this order.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25757/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25757/ <![CDATA[To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20414/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20414/ <![CDATA[Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4726/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4726/ <![CDATA[The American white man (not to speak of the Indian, the Negro, the Mexican) hasn't a ghost of a chance. If he has any talent he's doomed to have it crushed one way or another. The American way is to seduce a man by bribery and make a prostitute of him. Or else to ignore him, starve him into submission and make a hack of him.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38162/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38162/ <![CDATA[Man torturing man is a fiend beyond description. You turn a corner in the dark and there he is. You congeal into a bundle of inanimate fear. You become the very soul of anesthesia. But there is no escaping him. It is your turn now...]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39364/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39364/ <![CDATA[The word which gives the key to the national vice is waste. And people who are wasteful are not wise, neither can they remain young and vigorous. In order to transmute energy to higher and more subtle levels one must first conserve it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/41130/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/41130/ <![CDATA[Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6964/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6964/ <![CDATA[Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8003/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8003/ <![CDATA[We do not talk -- we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8442/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8442/ <![CDATA[We have been educated to such a fine -- or dull -- point that we are incapable of enjoying something new, something different, until we are first told what it's all about. We don't trust our five senses; we rely on our critics and educators, all of whom are failures in the realm of creation. In short, the blind lead the blind. It's the democratic way.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9358/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9358/ <![CDATA[True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/47528/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/47528/ <![CDATA[What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4138/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4138/ <![CDATA[In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36857/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36857/ <![CDATA[We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36734/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36734/ <![CDATA[A new world is not made simply by trying to forget the old. A new world is made with a new spirit, with new values. Our world may have begun that way, but today it is caricature. Our world is a world of things. What we dread most, in the face of the impending debacle, is that we shall be obliged to give up our gewgaws, our gadgets, all the little comforts that have made us so uncomfortable. We are not peaceful souls; we are smug, timid, queasy and quaky.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/28172/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/28172/ <![CDATA[Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music -- the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29272/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29272/ <![CDATA[Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/3200/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/3200/ <![CDATA[One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/3489/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/3489/ <![CDATA[One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31043/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31043/ <![CDATA[When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31431/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31431/ <![CDATA[Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/32567/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/32567/ <![CDATA[Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35468/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35468/ <![CDATA[Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. The other eight are unimportant.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36119/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36119/ <![CDATA[Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27663/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27663/ <![CDATA[The way we imagine ourselves to appear to another person is an essential element in our conception of ourselves. In other words, I am not what I think I am, and I am not what you think I am. I am what I think you think I am.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20385/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20385/ <![CDATA[The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20383/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20383/ <![CDATA[What is now proved was only once imagined.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20387/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20387/ <![CDATA[By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20390/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20390/ <![CDATA[The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20392/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20392/ <![CDATA[When you stop having dreams and ideals -- well, you might as well stop altogether.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20375/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20375/ <![CDATA[The man who has no imagination has no wings.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20374/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20374/ <![CDATA[Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19494/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19494/ <![CDATA[Hope is the golden thread that should be woven into every experience of life.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19504/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19504/ <![CDATA[Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/46475/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/46475/ <![CDATA[Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19488/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19488/ <![CDATA[In the factory we make cosmetics; in the store we sell hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19486/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19486/ <![CDATA[He who does not hope to win has already lost.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19470/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19470/ <![CDATA[There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19462/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19462/ <![CDATA[Hope and fear are inseparable.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19458/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19458/ <![CDATA[Honest winter, snow clad and with the frosted beard, I can welcome not uncordially; but that long deferment of the calendar's promise, that weeping loom of March and April, that bitter blast outraging the honor of May -- how often has it robbed me of heart and hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19438/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19438/ <![CDATA[In all things it is better to hope than to despair.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19440/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19440/ <![CDATA[Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19443/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19443/ <![CDATA[Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19448/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19448/ <![CDATA[We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19455/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19455/ <![CDATA[Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19454/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19454/ <![CDATA[Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19433/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19433/ <![CDATA[There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19427/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19427/ <![CDATA[To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19423/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19423/ <![CDATA[Where there is no vision, there is no hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19421/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19421/ <![CDATA[Hope is the best part of our riches.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19418/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19418/ <![CDATA[When people grow gradually rich their requirements and standard of living expand in proportion, while their present-giving instincts often remain in the undeveloped condition of their earlier days. Something showy and not-too-expensive in a shop is their only conception of the ideal gift.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16938/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16938/ <![CDATA[Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16941/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16941/ <![CDATA[The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16952/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16952/ <![CDATA[We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16960/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16960/ <![CDATA[Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16935/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16935/ <![CDATA[The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16934/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16934/ <![CDATA[I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16925/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16925/ <![CDATA[In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16918/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16918/ <![CDATA[While you have a thing it can be taken from you... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is yours then for ever when you have given it. It will be yours always. That is to give.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16915/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16915/ <![CDATA[The more sympathy you give, the less you need.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16899/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16899/ <![CDATA[You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16904/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16904/ <![CDATA[Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16905/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16905/ <![CDATA[The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16869/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16869/ <![CDATA[No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16870/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16870/ <![CDATA[From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16871/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16871/ <![CDATA[Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16873/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16873/ <![CDATA[Nature does not give to those who will not spend...]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16874/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16874/ <![CDATA[Give, and it shall be given to you. For whatever measure you deal out to others, it will be dealt to you in return.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16881/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16881/ <![CDATA[It is possible to give without loving, but it is impossible to love without giving.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16884/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16884/ <![CDATA[The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16890/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16890/ <![CDATA[Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14868/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14868/ <![CDATA[To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14879/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14879/ <![CDATA[I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/46775/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/46775/ <![CDATA[Never turn your back on fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/45968/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/45968/ <![CDATA[Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14861/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14861/ <![CDATA[We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14852/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14852/ <![CDATA[He who is afraid of a thing gives it power over him.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14837/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14837/ <![CDATA[If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14828/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14828/ <![CDATA[Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14824/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14824/ <![CDATA[Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14819/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14819/ <![CDATA[There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14813/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14813/ <![CDATA[Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14757/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14757/ <![CDATA[Fear of success can also be tied into the idea that success means someone else's loss. Some people are unconsciously guilty because they believe their victories are coming at the expense of another.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14766/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14766/ <![CDATA[Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14778/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14778/ <![CDATA[Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14787/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14787/ <![CDATA[There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14794/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14794/ <![CDATA[A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14795/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14795/ <![CDATA[A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14799/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14799/ <![CDATA[We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14800/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14800/ <![CDATA[The fear of being wrong is the prime inhibitor of the creative process.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14715/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14715/ <![CDATA[Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14723/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14723/ <![CDATA[If you are not concerned about the outcome of a circumstance, you will experience no fear. Whatever the outcome will be, will be, whether you fear it or not.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14727/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14727/ <![CDATA[It all changed when I realized I'm not the only one on the planet who's scared. Everyone else is, too. I started asking people, Are you scared, too? You bet your sweet life I am. Aha, so that's the way it is for you, too. We were all in the same boat. That's probably what is so effective at our workshops. When I ask, Who else feels like this? the whole room of hands goes up. People realize they are not the only one who feels that way.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14738/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14738/ <![CDATA[By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of I am afraid, we say, I don't want to, or I don't know how, or I can't.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14746/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14746/ <![CDATA[It's better to get mugged than to live a life of fear.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14747/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14747/ <![CDATA[Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14689/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14689/ <![CDATA[Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14699/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14699/ <![CDATA[The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortune, but its fears.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14700/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14700/ <![CDATA[The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self improvement, about being better than you were the day before.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13140/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13140/ <![CDATA[Excellent firms don't believe in excellence -- only in constant improvement and constant change.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13097/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13097/ <![CDATA[Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13102/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13102/ <![CDATA[I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13106/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13106/ <![CDATA[Do more than you're supposed to do and you can have or be or do anything you want.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13107/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13107/ <![CDATA[When you say you'll meet someone at 11:00 AM, be there at 10:45. When you promise a check on the 30th, send it on the 28th. Whatever you agree to do, do it a bit more. Start with your employees, then extend it to everyone you deal with. News will soon get around that you are a person of your word.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13110/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13110/ <![CDATA[Don't waste your time striving for perfection, instead, strive for excellence -- doing your best.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13095/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13095/ <![CDATA[There is no finish line.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13092/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13092/ <![CDATA[The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13087/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13087/ <![CDATA[Only a mediocre person is always at his best.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13082/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13082/ <![CDATA[The real contest is always between what you've done and what you're capable of doing. You measure yourself against yourself and nobody else.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13027/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13027/