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No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is
by William Ralph Inge

No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is
a system of radical optimism.
- William Ralph Inge

It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed,
when that little wisdom is its own.
- William Ralph Inge

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

Events in the past may be roughly divided into those
which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
- William Ralph Inge

 

The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular
cause for being happy except that they are so.
- William Ralph Inge

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent,
anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant
for anyone who is not content to the average person.
- William Ralph Inge

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism,
while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
- William Ralph Inge

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Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
- William Ralph Inge

Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises
in connection with the formation of new habits.
When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes
to spoil our performance.
- William Ralph Inge

Theater is, of course, a reflection of life.
Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.
- William Ralph Inge

Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know
a gentleman he hardly ever meets.
I do not mean his maker, but himself.
- William Ralph Inge

Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.
- William Ralph Inge

I think middle-age is the best time,
if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience
which often sets in at about fifty.
- William Ralph Inge

Many people believe that they are attracted by God,
or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.
- William Ralph Inge

To become a popular religion, it is only necessary
for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
- William Ralph Inge

A man may build himself a throne of bayonets,
but he can't sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge

There are no rewards or punishments -
only consequences.
- William Ralph Inge

Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution,
but prepares the way for its most hated rival.
- William Ralph Inge

In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only,
that the logical solution will not be adopted.
- William Ralph Inge

Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.
- William Ralph Inge

The enemies of freedom do not argue;
they shout and they shoot.
- William Ralph Inge

I have never understood why it should be considered
derogatory to the Creator to suppose that he has a sense of humour.
- William Ralph Inge

True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values.
- William Ralph Inge

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something
that is beautiful or to discover something that is true.
- William Ralph Inge

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation,
and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers
so badly that beyond doubt,
if they were able to formulate a religion,
they would depict the Devil in human form.
- William Ralph Inge

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

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

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause
for which I am prepared to kill.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

Formula to live your dream:
1. Be bold. 2. Begin now, 3. No exceptions.
- William James

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
- Anonymous


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