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No one, however powerful and successful,
by Frank Pittman

No one, however powerful and successful,
can function as an adult if his parents are not satisfied with him.
- Frank Pittman

Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith,
to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's
system of values for a new age.
- Frank Pittman

A man doesn't have to have all the answers;
children will teach him how to parent them,
and in the process will teach him everything he needs to know about life.
- Frank Pittman

Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world,
feel strong and good and important, just as he makes
his child feel loved and valued.
- Frank Pittman

 

Parents can make us distrust ourselves.
To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.
- Frank Pittman

We know how powerful our mother was when we were little,
but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive
our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?
- Frank Pittman

A boy is not free to find a partner of his own as long
as he must be the partner to his mother.
- Frank Pittman

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Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men,
men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations,
shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper?
- Frank Pittman

Men who have been raised violently have every reason
to believe it is appropriate for them to control others through violence;
they feel no compunction over being violent to women,
children, and one another.
- Frank Pittman

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

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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)

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

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

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 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

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

Life is change. Without change, there is no life.
Why then do we so fight against change?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

There is no love without forgiveness,
and there is no forgiveness without love.
- Bryant H. McGill

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Where there is unconditional love,
there is no room for unhappiness.
Whenever I look in the mirror today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine ... Imagine no religion.
- John Lennon

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Have NO EXPECTATIONS.
Life will not meet your expectations.
Choose joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your life is the fruit of your own doing.
You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby


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