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J. Robert Oppenheimer Quotes

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

Related topics: Wisdom Self Happy Insight Attitude Positive Choice

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

You will do foolish things,
but do them with enthusiasm.
- Colette

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A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he
automatically deserves great success in any field of activity;
yet almost everyone believes that he automatically
deserves success in marriage.
- Sydney J. Harris

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures,
but the foolish to be a slave to them.
- Epictetus

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered
have prevented a single foolish action.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the
most monstrous and foolish,
the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
- Charles Baudelaire

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life;
foolish people are idle,
wise people are diligent.
- Buddha

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

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

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It always seems impossible until its done.
- Nelson Mandela

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

The power of intuitive understanding
will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
- Lao Tzu

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
- Carl Jung

As a happy person, you radiate happiness to the world.
Visualize your light radiating throughout the world,
passing from person to person until it encircles the globe.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you feel worried and depressed,
consciously form a smile on your face and act upbeat
until the happy feeling becomes genuine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The regrets and resentments etched in a heart
remain until they are cleansed away with love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
- Carl Jung

We'll be friends until forever, just you wait and see.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Until you make the unconscious conscious,
it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
- Carl Jung

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay.
Love isn't love until you give it away.
- Michael W. Smith

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

The way to do fieldwork is never to
come up for air until it is all over.
- Margaret Mead

Whenever I feel the need to exercise,
I lie down until it goes away.
- Robert Maynard Hutchins

Until he extends the circle of
his compassion to all living things,
man will not himself find peace.
- Albert Schweitzer

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

One's first love is always perfect
until one meets one's second love.
- Elizabeth Aston

Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
- Anais Nin

A friend is someone who won't stop
until he finds you and brings you home.
- Fraser Sr. in the movie Due South

This is what I like about being a designer:
You can't really get it until you see it.
- Isaac Mizrahi


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