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There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

At the Core of Our Suffering
are those Self-Imposed Limitations (Assumptions)
of which We are Completely Unaware.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not believe that God has
imposed suffering upon anyone
to punish them or to teach them a lesson.
- Ernest Holmes

 

In Spain, we should have enough intelligence,
enough sense of individual and collective responsibility
to do for ourselves that which would be imposed upon us by a dictatorship.
- Frederica Montseny

Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be
imported or imposed from outside a country.
- Emile Lahud

The chief internal enemies of any state are those public
officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
- Dalton Trumbo

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The responsibilities which are imposed by rank and
privilege and good fortune can...
become very onerous indeed.
- Robert Welch

The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.
- Marshall McLuhan

Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
- Milton Friedman

The US has not imposed democracy in Yemen,
its people have.
- Ali A. Saleh

The U.S.
embargo imposed on Nicaragua, rather than weakening the Sandinistas,
actually maintained them in power.
- Bianca Jagger

Libertarians typically argue that particular obligations,
at least under normal circumstances,
must be created by consent; they cannot be unilaterally imposed by others.
- Tom G. Palmer

I would much rather see responsibilities exercised
by individuals than have them imposed by the government.
- Esther Dyson

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life,
few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity
to strive or even to hope,
by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Jews are not part of a European ruling class imposed on helpless natives,
but are caught up in a tragedy in which two peoples
are struggling for the same piece of land.
- Jack Schwartz

I brought this case because I am an atheist and this offends me,
and I have the right to bring up my daughter without
God being imposed into her life by her schoolteachers.
- Michael Newdow

There was a president imposed by Syria.
Our battle...
is to have a Lebanese president that we elect.
- Walid Jumblatt

To a large degree, those early lean days were self-imposed.
- Rod Taylor

Winning Nobel imposed on me a lifestyle to which I
am not used and which I would not have preferred.
- Naguib Mahfouz

English football has just had a transfer window imposed for the first time,
so it will be interesting to see how managers cope
with the squads they have until it re-opens.
- David Ginola

In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors,
one's own language above all.
- Edward Sapir

We can not wait until we have enough trained people
willing to work at a teacher's salary and under conditions
imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.
- Major Owens

I believe that these devices like repetition and rhyme are not artificial,
that they're not imposed, somehow, on the language.
- Paul Muldoon

A truly creative person rids him or herself of all
self-imposed limitations.
- Gerald Jampolsky

In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to
astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds.
- David Blaine

A person experiences life as
something separated from the rest -
a kind of optical delusion of consciousness.
Our task must be to free ourselves
from this self-imposed prison,
and through compassion,
to find the reality of Oneness.
- Albert Einstein

It seems to me the structure of the Quartets is too imposed.
- Paul Muldoon

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to
and you have the exact measure of the injustice and
wrong which will be imposed on them.
- Frederick Douglass

I bow before the authority of special men because it
is imposed upon me by my own reason.
- Mikhail Bakunin

If we believe in our current penal process,
then the penalties imposed by judges and juries should
be the only sanctions for one's crime,
not the invisible sanctions of the legislature.
- Charles Rangel

Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside
the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about,
or who black writers are supposed to be,
are condemned to silences in black literary circles
that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
- Audre Lorde

Religion is the organization of spirituality into something
that became the hand maiden of conquerors.
Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors,
and used as the framework to control their minds.
- John Henrik Clarke

The denominational world tries to pressure its members
to focus on the birth of Christ,
but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed,
and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program
tries to outdo the other.
- John Clayton

There is no stopping the world's tendency to throw off imposed restraints,
the religious authority that is based on the ignorance of the many,
the political authority that is based on the knowledge of the few.
- Van Wyck Brooks

Mr. Obama plans to boost federal spending 25 percent
while nearly tripling the national debt over 10 years.
Americans know that this kind of spending will have economic consequences,
including new taxes being imposed by the new progressives.
- Karl Rove

The liberty of man consists solely in this,
that he obeys the laws of nature because he has himself recognized them as such,
and not because they have been imposed upon him externally
by any foreign will whatsoever,
human or divine, collective or individual.
- Mikhail Bakunin

I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom,
it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it,
to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you.
You can't really ask for more than.
- Mark Knopfler

Had the Hebrews not been disturbed in their progress
a thousand and more years ago,
they would have solved all the great problems of civilization
which are being solved now under all the difficulties
imposed by the spirit of the Middle Ages.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment,
it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions
of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine,
which we speak of as faith.
Impurity does not destroy this knowledge,
it slays our need for it.
- Georges Bernanos

The Business Profits Tax, which is imposed on in-state businesses,
we need to impose the same thing on out-of-state businesses,
because the way the Business Profits Tax is calculated,
it is highly dependent on how much sales and profits are generated in-state.
- Craig Benson

I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed
upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not
be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties
are now being called into question.
- Daniel Inouye

Soaring prescription drug costs have placed a tremendous
strain on family budgets.
They have also imposed a heavy burden on employers -
both public and private -
who are struggling to provide affordable health insurance
coverage to their workers.
- Susan Collins

Democracy in Yemen did not stop, instead it is in a continuous development,
there is no other way to follow rather than democracy,
it is our national way for building up our country,
it was not imposed on us by others.
- Ali A. Saleh

The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed.
Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago,
government had no claim to our income.
Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
- Alan Keyes

I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this.
You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees -
I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside.
Can I have my champagne now?
- Cate Blanchett

The psychology of a language which, in one way or another,
is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control,
is very different from the psychology of a language
which one accepts of one's free will.
- Edward Sapir

An intellectual is going to have doubts,
for example, about a fundamentalist religious doctrine that admits no doubt,
about an imposed political system that allows no doubt,
about a perfect aesthetic that has no room for doubt.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Now they're attracted to one another,
but repelled by their ethnic origins,
so that there was something to overcome.
They had to overcome their own prejudices,
which had been imposed by the culture -
their own shame at being Mexican and Italian.
- Robert Towne

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other.
It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity,
but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich.
- John Berger

There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between
restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the
intellectual commingling of students,
and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the
state presents no such bar.
- Frederick M. Vinson

Finally, the House is working to require a comprehensive
federal review of IRS regulations with a follow-up
report to Congress on possible actions to reduce the
tax paperwork burden imposed on small businesses.
- Michael K. Simpson

I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers:
are you willing to enslave your children? You stare
back with horror and indignation at such questions.
But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
- Angelina Grimke

Well, I think the reality is that as you study -
when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates,
when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates,
when President Bush imposed those tax cuts,
they actually generated economic growth.
They expanded the economy.
They expand tax revenues.
- Mike Pence

Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization,
the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency
is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
- Jacques Ellul

Not that pleading can be taken as a test,
for the forms of action, notably Debt,
ignore the fundamental difference between duties imposed
by law and duties created by the will of the parties.
- Frederick Pollock

For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking
for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations
imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful,
compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige.
- Robert Welch

I believe that the human race has developed a form
of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only
the slaves to this imposed thought behavior,
but we are also the police force of it.
- David Icke

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

In its current form, globalization cannot be sustained.
Democratic societies will not support it.
Authoritarian leaders will fear to impose it.
- John J. Sweeney

In an unconstitutional partnership with the state,
the church can impose the most irresistible,
if covert, controls conceivable.
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair

We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view
regarding religion on others by force,
oppression, or pressure.
- Shirin Ebadi

To impose taxes when the public exigencies require
them is an obligation of the most sacred character,
especially with a free people.
- James Monroe

Politicians have limited power.
They can't impose morality on themselves.
How can they impose it on the country?
- Cal Thomas

It's a very hard and competitive business in which
you have to fight every day in order to impose yourself.
- Karolina Kurkova

It's very difficult in our society.
You cannot impose certain behavioral changes.
Education can do it at the right time,
probably by high school.
After that it is too late.
- Luc Montagnier

People must not think that all bad in man which is unleashed,
the moment you impose censorship disappears from man.
- Milos Forman

I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things;
to suggest,
not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.
- Balthus

Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply
impose obligations on others,
for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated.
- Tom G. Palmer

To conquer the command of the air means victory;
to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance
of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose.
- Giulio Douhet


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