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James Dewar Quotes

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Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

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Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

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Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

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

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

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 we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

The Answers of Spirit are far more powerful
than the Questions of our small minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary,
great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought
of giving government the power to control men's minds.
- Thurgood Marshall

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities,
great potential strength and ability.
Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
- Abdul Kalam

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted
by the change of their food,
and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

TIME is yet another poisonous construct
of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.
I motivate people, I hope, by example -
and perhaps by excitement,
by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
- Rupert Murdoch

There is a vast world of work out there in this country,
where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone -
many of whom are bored out of their minds.
All day long.
- Richard Nelson Bolles

The best minds are not in government.
If any were, business would steal them away.
- Ronald Reagan

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

We all dream; we do not understand our dreams,
yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds,
strange at least by comparison with the logical,
purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
- Erich Fromm

The feminist movement has helped open minds and kitchens
to the notion that men can be at home on the range.
- Rene Veaux

If a country is to be corruption free and become a
nation of beautiful minds,
I strongly feel there are three key societal members
who can make a difference.
They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
- Abdul Kalam

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

All men dream, but not equally.
Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds,
wake in the day to find that it was vanity:
but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men,
for they may act on their dreams with open eyes,
to make them possible.
- T. E. Lawrence

The world we see that seems so insane is the result
of a belief system that is not working.
To perceive the world differently, we must be willing
to change our belief system,
let the past slip away, expand our sense of now,
and dissolve the fear in our minds.
- William James

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Know that the act of smiling makes both you and others happier.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Know that life is most joyfully lived boldly -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself,
and know that everything in life has purpose.
There are no mistakes, no coincidences,
all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Know that the greatest gift you can give the world is your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that a flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

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

Know that today is your day to dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Know that life is a journey. Enjoy the journey.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Know that life's burdens are lighter when you laugh at yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that anger is always fear and frustration.
What if we could lean back into the arms of Spirit
and trust the future?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One must know not just how to accept a gift,
but with what grace to share it.
- Maya Angelou


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