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The little things, I can obey.
by Morrie Schwartz

The little things, I can obey.
But the big things - how we think, what we value -
those you must choose yourself.
You can't let anyone - or any society -
determine those for you.
- Morrie Schwartz

Everything that gets born dies.
- Morrie Schwartz

Because if you've found meaning in your life,
you don't want to go back.
You want to go forward.
- Morrie Schwartz

The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious,
compassionate, loving way.
Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize
that this is the only way to live.
- Morrie Schwartz

 

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd
it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.
- Morrie Schwartz

It's not too late to develop new friendships or reconnect with people.
- Morrie Schwartz

We're involved in trillions of little acts just to keep going.
- Morrie Schwartz

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Dying is only one thing to be sad over...
Living unhappily is something else.
- Morrie Schwartz

After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses,
cherish the functions and the life you have left.
- Morrie Schwartz

We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy...
able to take on and conquer anything and live in the
world without the need for other people.
- Morrie Schwartz

Learn how to live and you'll know how to die;
learn how to die,
and you'll know how to live.
- Morrie Schwartz

What tipped the scales was that psychology involved working with rats.
- Morrie Schwartz

I'd always been interested in psychology.
- Morrie Schwartz

One hundred and ten years from now no one who is here now will be alive.
- Morrie Schwartz

It's not to late to...
ask yourself if you really are the person you want to be,
and if not, who you do want to be.
- Morrie Schwartz

Grieve and mourn for yourself not once or twice,
but again and again.
- Morrie Schwartz

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love,
and to let it come in.
- Morrie Schwartz

So many people walk around with a meaningless life.
They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing
things they think are important.
This is because they're chasing the wrong things.
- Morrie Schwartz

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

And just dance a little.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

I get by with a little help from my friends.
- John Lennon


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