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Wise Quotes about Abroad

May you find great value in these Abroad quotes and sayings.

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

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Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

I have never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely
when we go abroad among men
than when we stay in our chambers.
A man thinking or working is always alone,
let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to
criticize or attack the government of my own country.
I make up for lost time when I come home.
- Winston Churchill


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At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us.
It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot,
we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
As a nation of freemen, we must live
through all time, or die by suicide.
- Abraham Lincoln

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

The problem in defense is
how far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be,
we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds,
we shall fight in the fields and in the streets,
we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
- Winston Churchill

We will not walk in fear, one of another.
We are not descended from fearful men,
Not from men who feared to write, to speak,
To associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
This is no time... to keep silent.
- Edward R. Murrow

It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war;
but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on,
we must defend ourselves.
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether
it was fired from within or without,
we must try to extinguish it.
- Thomas Jefferson

BERLIN: PROCLAMATION TO THE GERMAN NATION FEBRUARY 1, 1933
The National Government will regard it as its first and foremost duty
to revive in the nation the spirit of unity and co-operation.
It will preserve and defend those basic principles
on which our nation has been built.
It regards Christianity as the foundation of our national morality,
and the family as the basis of national life....
- Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

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

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

Everything is not as it appears to be.
- Proverb

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end that is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

I surrender to life as it is, not as it should be.
- Richard Carlson

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

I find hope in the darkest of days,
and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung


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