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John Masefield Quotes and Sayings

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In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.
- John Masefield

Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain.
- John Masefield

Since the printing press came into being,
poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man;
it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
- John Masefield

The luck will alter and the star will rise.
- John Masefield

 

Poetry is a mixture of common sense,
which not all have,
with an uncommon sense, which very few have.
- John Masefield

There are few earthly things more beautiful than a
university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know,
where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.
- John Masefield

Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare
not suffer and cannot exult.
- John Masefield

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I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky;
and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
- John Masefield

It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.
- John Masefield

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise.
But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
- John Masefield

It is too maddening.
I've got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard,
three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick,
I'll have to speak three times, and then I'll be sick coming home.
Still, who would not be sick for England?
- John Masefield

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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 PHOTO

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius PHOTO

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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

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

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale PHOTO

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

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

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

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

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

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

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

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll


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