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Things are only impossible until they're not. ...
by Star Trek

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

Martyrs cannot be silenced.
- the television show Star Trek: The Next Generation

 

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

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

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

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

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.
- Josh Billings

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things.
Strive on with diligence.
- The Buddha

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time cures all things.
- Proverb

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Things are seldom what they seem.
- William S. Gilbert (Gilbert and Sullivan: HMS Pinafore)

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

Good things happen to those who hustle.
- Anais Nin

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If we let things terrify us,
life will not be worth living.
- Seneca

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life
than the greatest of things without it.
- Carl Jung

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw


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