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Unimportant Quotes

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Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

Give the public what they want.
What you want is unimportant.
- Pete Waterman

There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
- Alexander Woollcott

 

There is never vulgarity in a whole truth,
however commonplace.
It may be unimportant or painful.
It cannot be vulgar.
Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth,
or in affectation.
- John Ruskin

Failure is unimportant.
It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
- Charlie Chaplin

In a true zero-defects approach, there are no unimportant items.
- Phil Crosby

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Everyone is a bore to someone.
That is unimportant.
The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
- Gerald Brenan

Whatever else has been said about me personally is unimportant.
When I sing, I believe.
I'm honest.
- Frank Sinatra

The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places:
made,
carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.
- Louise Brown

Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time.
No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Everyone is a bore to someone.
That is unimportant.
The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
- Kitty O'Neill Collins

A man can look upon his life and accept it as good or evil;
it is far,
far harder for him to confess that it has been unimportant in the sum of things.
- Murray Kempton

It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied,
because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic,
which is religion.
- Toni Morrison

No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem,
if we do it well, it may soon become the step that
will lead us to better things.
- Channing Pollock

However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words -
is unimportant to God.
What matters is the heart's intent.
- Malcolm Boyd

We've got our own daylight to get bad thoughts away,
and we talk with that light - our star in our heart.
We take away what's unimportant.
- Indra Devi

First, it is not unimportant that the legislative texts
of the Old Testament are placed in the mouth of Moses
and within the narrative framework of the sojourn at Sinai.
- Paul Ricoeur

I always thought that Elvis could have been a great actor,
and that he was put in a lot of unimportant movies
when he could have done a lot of great ones.
- Patti Page

Movies are not about the weekend that they're released,
and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably
the most unimportant time of a film's life.
- Quentin Tarantino

In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
- May Sarton

Perhaps we too seldom reflect how much the life of
Nature is one with the life of man,
how unimportant or indeed merely seeming,
the difference between them.
- Richard Le Gallienne

It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied
allegiance to truth in unimportant matters,
to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
- Janos Arany

Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany's final fate is at stake.
- Franz von Papen

Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant.
It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.
- Dwight L. Moody

Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first
time of the refraction of stellar light,
has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy,
whereas nothing is required but an easily effected
and unimportant correction to put everything right again.
- Ernst Mach

The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books,
to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work,
and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and
questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
- Ronald Fisher

I explained that we would like to adjust our position
on the Syrian question to theirs,
as, in our view, they are the decisive factor in our
relations with our neighbors,
and Syria is unimportant.
- Moshe Sharett

When I worked in Los Angeles covering hard news,
very often when something important would happen I'd
be off in the woods covering something unimportant,
which was more interesting to me.
- Charles Kuralt

It has been rightly said that nothing is unimportant,
nothing powerless in the universe; a single atom can dissolve everything,
and save everything!
What terror!
There lies the eternal distinction between good and evil.
- Gerard De Nerval

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

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

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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