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Chief Seattle Quotes and Sayings

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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)

Related topics: Spiritual Live-By Unity

There is no death, only a change of worlds.
- Chief Seattle

Man does not weave this web of life.
He is merely a strand of it.
Whatever he does to the web,
he does to himself.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.
- Chief Seattle

 

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
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 [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

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

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) PHOTO

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

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

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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

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

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

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

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

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

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

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 PHOTO

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

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

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

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

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

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

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

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Management is doing things right;
leadership is doing the right things.
- Peter F. Drucker

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

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

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

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

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

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

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Morality is the basis of things
and truth is the substance of all morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

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

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

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

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

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

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius


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