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When I left prison, I had to figure out how to embrace my past. ...
by Fernando Flores

When I left prison, I had to figure out how to embrace my past.
- Fernando Flores

Our worst comes out when we behave like robots or professionals.
- Fernando Flores

Our best comes out when we have honest discussions.
- Fernando Flores

I never blamed Pinochet, or my torturers,
or external circumstances.
- Fernando Flores

 

That's why we're doing this, to defend our traditions a little.
I don't have anything against it (Halloween),
but it's not our tradition.
- Fernando Flores

I made my own assessment of my life,
and I began to live it.
That was freedom.
- Fernando Flores

Hope is the raw material of losers.
- Fernando Flores

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A feel-good style can be a symptom of unawareness or lack of caring.
- Fernando Flores

Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great.
- Fernando Flores

You have to be able to risk your identity for a bigger
future than the present you are living.
- Fernando Flores

When trust improves, the mood improves.
- Fernando Flores

You have one big mythology in your favor:
Everyone believes that you Europeans are impeccable.
But I know you are jerks.
- Fernando Flores

I never told a victim story about my imprisonment.
Instead, I told a transformation story -
about how prison changed my outlook,
about how I saw that communication, truth,
and trust are at the heart of power.
- Fernando Flores

But every company of the future is going to be in the
business of exquisite care -
which means quick turnaround time and convenience.
To deliver exquisite care, you need an organization
that coordinates well and listens well.
- Fernando Flores

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Tao abides in non-action,
Yet nothing is left undone.
- Lao Tzu

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You're just left with yourself all the time,
whatever you do anyway.
You've got to get down to your
own God in your own temple.
It's all down to you, mate.
- John Lennon

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Regrets are the tears of choices not made
and of good deeds left undone.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lovers who have been left, lose confidence and become afraid.
They learn to leave relationships first.
The broken hearted become the heart breakers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I rest in the light of forgiveness.
I forgive myself and others for that
which is done (and better left undone)
and also that which is not done (and better if done).
I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt.
I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything.
It's the time we spent together that matters,
not how we left it.
- Trey Parker

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

Things may come to those who wait,
but only the things left by those who hustle.
- Abraham Lincoln

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love,
listens but doesn't believe,
and leaves before she is left.
- Marilyn Monroe

First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off.
Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off.
Don't forget to breathe, very important.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche
that must have been left behind in the Sixties,
that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
- John Lennon

Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend;
you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
- Aldo Leopold

Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
- William Congreve

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be
left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
- Frank Moore Colby

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Children have to be educated, but they have also to
be left to educate themselves.
- Ernest Dimnet

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
- David Ogden Stiers

Politics, it seems to me, for years,
or all too long,
has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
- Richard Armour

Show me your hands.
Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet.
Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart.
Have you left a place for divine love?
- Fulton J. Sheen

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when
there is nothing left to add,
but when there is nothing left to take away.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Because I believe that humans are computers,
I conjectured that computers, like people,
can have left- and right-handed versions.
- Philip Emeagwali

War does not determine who is right -
only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
- Christopher Columbus

Love is always open arms.
If you close your arms about love you will find that
you are left holding only yourself.
- Leo Buscaglia

A husband is what is left of a lover,
after the nerve has been extracted.
- Helen Rowland

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens
to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson

Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.
- John Ray

Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right.
- John Donne

One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed.
For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
- E. V. Lucas

Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure.
- Errol Flynn

It doesn't matter about money; having it,
not having it.
Or having clothes, or not having them.
You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
- Billy Idol

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
- George Carlin

A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course.
It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
- Otto von Bismarck

Because it equates tradition with prejudice,
the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse
with ordinary people in their common language.
- Christopher Lasch

I gave up my base in popular culture when I left the Tonight Show.
- Branford Marsalis

If love means that one person absorbs the other,
then no real relationship exists any more.
Love evaporates; there is nothing left to love.
The integrity of self is gone.
- Ann Oakley

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin
over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.
- Andre Gide

I had bad days on the field.
But I didn't take them home with me.
I left them in a bar along the way home.
- Bob Lemon

It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left
in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness.
- Thornton Wilder

I'm the last guy left.
That's what happens when you live to 84.
- Harold Russell

I saw a sign it said left lane closed so I went someplace else.
- Jay London

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.
It has been found difficult and left untried.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton


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