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Wise Quotes about Burn

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

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

Better do a good deed near at home
than go far away to burn incense.
- Amelia Earhart

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire,
men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- The Buddha


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Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch
which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible
before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

 

It's better to burn out, than to fade away.
- Neil Young

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

Prayer does not use up artificial energy,
doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute.
Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
- Margaret Mead

Religion has convinced people that there's an invisible man
... living in the sky. Who watches everything you do
every minute of every day. And the invisible man
has a list of ten specific things he doesn't want you to do.
And if you do any of these things,
he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire
and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever,
and suffer, and suffer, and burn, and scream,
until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you.
He loves you and he needs money.
- George Carlin

Hatred burns the one who hates.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger burns, resentment smolders.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True Love burns the brightest,
But the brightest flames leave the deepest scars.
- Anonymous

Oh my luve is like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June:
Oh my luve is like the melodie,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.
- Robert Burns

In life you are given two ends;
one to think with and the other to sit on.
Your success in life depends on which end you use most.
Heads you win, tails you lose.
- Conrad Burns

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country
are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
- George Burns

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

"I can forgive, but I cannot forget,"
is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note -
torn in two, and burned up,
so that it never can be shown against one.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Every burned book enlightens the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

The world is a mirror for anger,
which returns to its source as burning torment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

Do what you love.
Know your own bone;
gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,
and gnaw it still.
- Henry David Thoreau

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

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

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- 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

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

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

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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