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Lightened Quotes

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The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Inspirational

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions
yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
- John Stuart Mill

When the unwelcome little unborn shall have seen the
light my brain will be lightened,
and I shall have a clearer mind.
Thank God that even this weary nine months shall come
to an end and leave me in possession of my own body and my own soul.
- Julia Ward Howe

Lighten up, have a rainbows and butterflies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
- Thomas Traherne

Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song,
however rude it may be.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

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Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and
relieve the tedium of argument.
- Robert South

Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth,
what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?
- Dorothy L. Nolte

When times get tough, at some point,
people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.
- Allen Klein

I always say that I've been in a bad mood for maybe 35 years now.
I try to lighten it up, but that's what comes out when you get me on camera.
- Martin Scorsese

Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature,
and we are but too willing to ease ourselves of it,
or at least to lighten it as much as we can.
- Philip Stanhope

Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise,
we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.
- Allen Klein

As time went on, I did campaign to lighten the character a little bit,
to introduce some romance into the episodes,
outside activities, horse riding and fencing and mountaineering.
- Patrick Stewart

I think, you know, as an actor we get these terribly
sort of pretentious ideas in our heads.
We try to take everything very seriously at first,
you know, until we lighten up, we get onboard,
and have a laugh.
- Rosamund Pike

About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise
you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy,
medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by
celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.
- Alan Thicke

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world.
Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak.
Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor,
and your picture begins to lighten up.
- Allen Klein

For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class,
they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism,
but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and
to emancipate the workers from their tyranny.
- Clara Zetkin

If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a
sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load,
I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations.
It's easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well.
- Alan Thicke

Fires can't be made with dead embers,
nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men.
Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns
even labor into pleasant tasks.
- James A. Baldwin

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
- Charles Dickens

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body.
It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression.
It is a business asset.
It attracts and keeps friends.
It lightens human burdens.
It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
- Grenville Kleiser

In externals we advance with lightening express speed,
in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion.
- Frances E. Willard

In my second year in graduate school,
I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking.
- Ted Nelson

People that are 40, they don't sit around at talk about
gray hair and how it covers their hair.
They talk about highlighting, of course they're covering gray,
but they don't talk about it that way.
They're going to get their colors because they need a little lightening.
- Andie MacDowell

The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow,
and going as smoothly and silently.
I never had dreamed of such a motion,
fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze
flitting over the flowers,
but swift as the summer lightening.
- Richard Blackmore

Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation
and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine.
It may make you feel like you're flying high at first,
but it won't take long before you feel the impact.
- Barack Obama

And Robert Lowell, of course - in his poems,
we're not located in his actual life.
We're located more in the externals,
in the journalistic facts of his life.
- Mark Strand

The externals are important but I'm not interested in superficiality.
- Kyan Douglas

I wasn't an actor.
They they take the externals.
Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name,
starring in motion pictures.
- Tab Hunter

That said, we don't approach these improvements as
only a surface aesthetic.
The producers and we think that these men are helped
with their inner needs when they pay attention to their externals.
- Kyan Douglas

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

Live life to the fullest.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Love is an irresistible desire
to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

It is difficult to say what is impossible,
for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today
and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Goddard

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

Freedom lies in being bold.
- Robert Frost

Success is the sum of small efforts,
repeated day in and day out.
- Robert Collier

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

The only place where your dream becomes impossible
is in your own thinking.
- Robert H. Schuller

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out;
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert W. Service

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
- Robert Byrne

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

You can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

A friend is a present you give yourself.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Our aspirations are our possibilities.
- Robert Browning

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
- Robert Frost

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar,
but I cherish the friend who for me
does not consult his calendar.
- Robert Brault

A competent and self-confident person is
incapable of jealousy in anything.
Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
- Robert A. Heinlein


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