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James Dewar Quotes and Sayings

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Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

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

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

The Answers of Spirit are far more powerful
than the Questions of our small minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

TIME is poisonous construct of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

TIME is yet another poisonous construct
of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How does so much gossip fit in such small minds?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

You will do foolish things,
but do them with enthusiasm.
- Colette

A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures,
but the foolish to be a slave to them.
- Epictetus

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

To be idle is a short road to death
and to be diligent is a way of life;
foolish people are idle,
wise people are diligent.
- The Buddha

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

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

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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