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James H. Douglas Quotes and Sayings

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We all want peace.
Unfortunately, there are times when peace must be defended
by fighting terror and tyranny.
- James H. Douglas

Everyone, young and old, must have access to the knowledge
and skills to participate in the evolving economy.
- James H. Douglas

I am often reminded that the wellspring of Vermont
liberty flows from Main Street,
not State Street.
- James H. Douglas

Our forbears worked hard this difficult land,
and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
- James H. Douglas

 

So I come before you with a budget that is honest in
its discussion of our challenges,
creative in its possible solutions, compassionate in
its commitment to our most vulnerable,
and balanced on the bottom line.
- James H. Douglas

Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the
legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables,
preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
- James H. Douglas

A good job is more than just a paycheck.
A good job fosters independence and discipline,
and contributes to the health of the community.
A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family,
to own a home, and save for retirement.
- James H. Douglas

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The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

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

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

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

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

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

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

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy PHOTO

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela PHOTO

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby PHOTO

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

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

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

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

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

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

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

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


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