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Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no. ...
by J. R. R. Tolkien

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I wish life was not so short, he thought.
languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

 

I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,
it would be a merrier world.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

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It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations,
if you live near him.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Courage is found in unlikely places.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards,
for they are subtle and quick to anger.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like;
and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Still round the corner there may wait,
A new road or a secret gate.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

Know the power of kindness.
Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go,
radiate your kindness to all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live down to expectations.
Go out there and do something remarkable.
- Wendy Wasserstein

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a road from the eye to heart
that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
- Confucius

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not let your fire go out.
- Ayn Rand

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale


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