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Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
by Saint Francis de Sales

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

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Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Those who love to be feared fear to be loved.
- Saint Francis de Sales

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
- Saint Francis de Sales

 

There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love -
every man works his oar voluntarily!
- Saint Francis de Sales

Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again,
never to be broken off.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections.
- Saint Francis de Sales

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Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Be who you are and be that well.
- Saint Francis de Sales

When you encounter difficulties and contradictions,
do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
- Saint Francis de Sales

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
- Saint Francis de Sales

While I am busy with little things, I am not required to do greater things.
- Saint Francis de Sales

A good discourse is that from which nothing can be
retrenched without cutting into the quick.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.
- Saint Francis de Sales

A quarrel between friends, when made up,
adds a new tie to friendship.
- Saint Francis de Sales

We must never undervalue any person.
The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence.
Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you.
Often invoke them, constantly praise them,
and make good use of their help and assistance in all
your temporal and spiritual affairs.
- Saint Francis de Sales

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

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

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

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

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

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

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

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

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

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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