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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
by Nelson Henderson

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

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Family Relationship Live-By Future Generations Legacy Service

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

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

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

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

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

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Know that you do not need anyone's permission
to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

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

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Your inner thoughts reveal your true nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Honor My True Self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

True friends are those who lift you up
when your heart's wings forget how to fly.
- Anonymous

There are not many things in life
so beautiful as true friendship,
and not many things more uncommon.
- Anonymous

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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