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Maurice Maeterlinck Quotes and Sayings

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When we lose one we love,
our bitterest tears are called forth
by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

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All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful
death than animals that know nothing.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more
value than the most stimulating of falsehoods.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

 

At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future,
tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

We are never the same with others as when we are alone.
We are different, even when we are in the dark with them.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Happiness is rarely absent; it is we that know not of its presence.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

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An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness.
No reward coming after the event can compare with the
sweet reward that went with it.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

No great inner event befalls those who summon it not.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only
a feeble ray that has issued from Nature.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under
the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
- Maurice Maeterlinck

It is not from reason that justice springs,
but goodness is born of wisdom.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

To be happy is only to have freed one's soul from the unrest of unhappiness.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster,
can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom.
It should be the first duty of those who are happy
to let others know of their gladness.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we
try to express it in words.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide PHOTO

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

You cannot discover new oceans unless
you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
- Anonymous

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
Not to dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

We must accept finite disappointment,
but never lose infinite hope.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous,
there's really nothing to lose.
- Jewel

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations.
For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

Play the game for more than you can afford to lose...
only then will you learn the game.
- Winston Churchill

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

When you lose touch with yourself,
you lose yourself in the world.
- Eckhart Tolle

To live a creative life
we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Jung

You cannot lose your real treasure.
- Osho

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous;
there's really nothing to lose.
There's no wrong you can't make right again,
so be kinder to yourself;
have fun, take chances. There are no bounds.
- Jewel

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Never lose a holy curiosity.
- Albert Einstein

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is truly known only to those who suffer,
lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
- Anais Nin

Lovers who have been left, lose confidence and become afraid.
They learn to leave relationships first.
The broken hearted become the heart breakers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word happy would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
It is far better take things as they come along
with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

Being human, we are imperfect. That's why we need each other.
To catch each other when we falter.
To encourage each other when we lose heart.
Some may lead; others may follow; but none of us can go it alone.
- Hilary Clinton

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful,
for beauty is God's handwriting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When someone you love dies,
you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces over time
- the movie Simon Birch

It would be insane for me to
lose sleep over the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can all put weight on or lose weight.
- Keith Emerson

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job:
it's a depression when you lose yours.
- Harry S. Truman

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
- George Eliot

I have been dairy free for several years,
and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies,
which it did, and help me lose weight,
which it did.
- Fran Drescher

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming,
we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
- Gloria Steinem

The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.
- Ernie Banks

I started dieting.
I dieted, dieted, dieted and tried all the diets and
I would lose and then I would go back to normal eating
and would put it on and then some.
- Suzanne Somers

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein


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