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Will Adams Quotes and Sayings

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Not only I lost what I had in the ship,
but from the captain and the company generally what
was good or worth the taking was carried away;
all which was done unknown to the emperor.
- Will Adams

At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard,
being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm,
neither of us understanding the one the other.
- Will Adams

From the ship all things were taken out,
so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had.
- Will Adams

So in process of four or five years the emperor called me,
as divers times he had done before.
- Will Adams

 

So I departed and was free from imprisonment.
- Will Adams

So that between the Cape of St.
Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days;
at which time there were no more than six besides myself
that could stand upon his feet.
- Will Adams

In the end of five years I made supplication to the
king to go out of this land,
desiring to see my poor wife and children according
to conscience and nature.
- Will Adams

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Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned
him some points of geometry and understanding of the
art of mathematics with other things,
I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.
- Will Adams

Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of
Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here
in Japan known to my poor wife,
in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless;
which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience.
- Will Adams

If our countries had war the one with the other,
that was no cause that he should put us to death;
with which they were out of heart that their cruel pretense failed them.
For which God be forever-more praised.
- Will Adams

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

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

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

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

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

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

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

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

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

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

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

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

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

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

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu


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