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Overrated Quotes

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Struggle is highly overrated.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Winning is overrated.
The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.
- Al McGuire

We tournament golfers are much overrated.
We get paid to much.
- Tom Watson

Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

 

I just think Rosa Parks was overrated.
Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law.
- Stephen Colbert

The truth is overrated.
- Paul Westerberg

Success and failure are greatly overrated.
But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.
- Hildegard Knef

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Hard work is damn near as overrated as monogamy.
- Huey Long

I have great expectations for the future,
because the past was highly overrated.
- Sylvester Stallone

Balance is overrated.
- Thomas Leonard

Professional competitions are overrated.
- Oksana Baiul

Pete Townshend used to crash chords and let the guitar feed back.
He's overrated.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I would have ten children.
I think they are the most fascinating,
and it's the only thing in the world that hasn't been overrated.
- Deidre Hall

I think high self-esteem is overrated.
A little low self-esteem is actually quite good.
Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little harder.
- Jay Leno

I question the value of stars.
I think they're overrated.
They get too much money, too much praise.
- Elia Kazan

I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated.
Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
- William H. Macy

I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television.
- Donald Trump

As a social good, I think privacy is greatly overrated
because privacy basically means concealment.
People conceal things in order to fool other people about them.
They want to appear healthier than they are,
smarter, more honest and so forth.
- Richard Posner

Churchill was one of the few men I have met who even
in the flesh give me the impression of genius.
George Bernard Shaw is another.
It is amusing to know that each thinks the other is overrated.
- David Low

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

To govern mankind, one must not overrate them.
- Lord Chesterfield

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

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

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

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

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

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

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

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

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

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

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

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

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

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

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

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

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

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

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

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


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