Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

John W. Holt, Jr. Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by John W. Holt, Jr. from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do,
but how we behave when we don't know what to do.
- John W. Holt, Jr.

If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do,
he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy,
not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid
the pressures we put on him.
- John W. Holt, Jr.

If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks,
and that means you're not going anywhere.
The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition,
so you have more changes to learn and win.
- John W. Holt, Jr.

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

 

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 PHOTO

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

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


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

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci PHOTO

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney PHOTO

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- 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

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Know that you do not need anyone's permission
to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

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

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

True friends are those who lift you up
when your heart's wings forget how to fly.
- Anonymous

Only good comes from being honest and true.
Only harm and suffering cone from falsehood.
It doesn't always feel as if good comes from truth and honesty,
but, in the long run, it does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

True friends are appreciative and never demanding.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: John W. Holt, Jr. Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

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

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.