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Floundering Quotes

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I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any
sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its
crew and floundering at sea.
- H. G. Wells

In the face of severe partisan divisions,
a still floundering economy, and two foreign wars,
"yes we can" is at risk of becoming this generation's
"a chicken in every pot."
That is,
a punchline rather than a political affirmation.
- Thomas J. Whalen

Many people flounder about in life because they do not have a purpose,
an objective toward which to work.
- George Halas

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength
and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb,
and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
- Edwin Booth

 

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

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

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

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

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

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

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

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

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Today, I will do my best...
and then relax in the knowing
that I have done all I could.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Doing your best is taking the action because you love it,
not because you're expecting a reward
- don Miguel Ruiz

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

Success often grows best in the fertile soil of failure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be the best that you can be.
- Anonymous

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind


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