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William Temple Quotes and Sayings

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The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence,
to live as if he were poor.
- William Temple

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The most influential of all educational factors is
the conversation in a child's home.
- William Temple

Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom;
for no man easily distrusts the things which he and
all men have been always bred up to.
- William Temple

Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new.
- William Temple

 

Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.
- William Temple

No one ever was a great poet, that applied himself much to anything else.
- William Temple

The problem of evil...
Why does God permit it? Or, if God is omnipotent,
in which case permission and creation are the same,
why did God create it?
- William Temple

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You may keep your beauty and your health,
unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you,
by using them ill.
- William Temple

The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends,
the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.
- William Temple

The first ingredient in conversation is truth,
the next good sense, the third good humor,
and the fourth wit.
- William Temple

I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy
to be like enthusiasm in divinity,
and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose.
- William Temple

When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't,
they don't.
- William Temple

There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man,
who is neither capable of receiving pleasures,
nor sensible of conferring them on others.
- William Temple

The best rules to form a young man, are,
to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon
what has passed in company,
to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
- William Temple

Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time,
hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe.
Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target:
and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own
heads and destroy ourselves.
- William Temple

When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best,
but like a froward child, that must be played with
and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep,
and then the care is over.
- William Temple

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche 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

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha PHOTO

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 PHOTO

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

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

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

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

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

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- 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

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

Failure is only the opportunity to
begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
- Winston Churchill

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

My only reason for not experiencing bliss at this very moment
is thinking about what I don't have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no certainty; there is only adventure.
- Roberto Assagioli

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Only love and death will change all things.
- Khalil Gibran

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the only force capable of
transforming an enemy into friend.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Only those who can leave behind everything they
have ever believed in can hope to escape.
- William S. Burroughs

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
- Anais Nin

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson


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