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Single Life Quotes

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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

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Buddhist Happiness Generosity

A single event can awaken a stranger totally unknown to us.
To live is to be slowly born.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to
you that in a single second your whole life could change.
- Annette Funicello

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I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways
in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that
life is about not where you start,
but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

A Single Generosity Enlarges the World.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
- Aristotle

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right;
a single experiment can prove me wrong.
- Albert Einstein

A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

Two souls with but a single thought,
Two hearts that beat as one.
- Friedrich Halm

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.
To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
- Winston Churchill

What is free time? I'm a single mother.
My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.
- Roma Downey

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition.
One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
- Cesare Pavese

There is a single light of science, and to brighten
it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
- Isaac Asimov

Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals.
For example, it makes no difference whether a single
car drives on the left or on the right.
But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!
- Marvin Minsky

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day.
No man can heed all of these anniversaries;
no man can ignore all of them.
- Aldo Leopold

The Internet is the most important single development
in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
- Dave Barry

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want -
the want of money.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

Mothers - especially single mothers -
are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children,
but men must also take responsibility for their children
and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.
- Evan Bayh

Perhaps the single most important element in mastering
the techniques and tactics of racing is experience.
But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.
- Greg LeMond

Children that are raised in a home with a married mother
and father consistently do better in every measure
of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent,
single-parent, cohabiting homes.
- Todd Tiahrt

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

I think of my peace paintings as one long poem,
with each painting being a single stanza.
- Robert Indiana

In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
- Donald Norman

Design is the method of putting form and content together.
Design, just as art, has multiple definitions;
there is no single definition.
Design can be art.
Design can be aesthetics.
Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
- Paul Rand

Every single soul is a poem.
- Michael Franti

Every single art form is involved in film,
in a way.
- Sydney Pollack

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it,
bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Sites need to be able to interact in one single,
universal space.
- Tim Berners-Lee

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of
nationalism can long survive when men have seen the
Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
- Arthur C. Clarke

The most important single ingredient in the formula
of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

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

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Our daily decisions create the scrapbook of our life.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
- George Bernard Shaw

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


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