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David R. Gergen Quotes and Sayings

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We know that second terms have historically been marred
by hubris and by scandal.
- David R. Gergen

How in heaven's name can a nation with a $1 trillion
surplus threaten so much scientific research so vital to its future?
- David R. Gergen

We've seen the hubris.
And now we're seeing the scandals.
- David R. Gergen

When he hung up on Nancy Reagan, that's when he crossed his final threshold.
- David R. Gergen

 

Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio.
- David R. Gergen

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 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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If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump PHOTO

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 PHOTO

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed) PHOTO

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi) PHOTO

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

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Know that life's burdens are lighter when you laugh at yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

Know that today is your day to dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more you know the less you feel.
- Bono

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding
everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
- Albert Schweitzer

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Know that you are never alone.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

Know that anger is always fear and frustration.
What if we could lean back into the arms of Spirit
and trust the future?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

Know the power of saying, "Thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know even one life has
breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you know what to do to reach your goal,
it's not a big enough goal.
- Bob Proctor

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Know that where there is love, nothing is missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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