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Gilbert and Sullivan Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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) 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 PHOTO

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

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

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

Keep a grateful journal. Every night,
list five things you are grateful for.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

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

Time cures all things.
- Proverb

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

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

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]

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

We can always choose to perceive things differently.
You can focus on what's wrong in your life,
or you can focus on what's right.
- Marianne Williamson

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

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

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

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

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

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

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

Good things happen to those who hustle.
- Anais Nin

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

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

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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


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