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Wise Quotes about Compensation

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

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life,
that no man can sincerely try
to help another without helping himself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt


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Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

 

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Never be fooled into believing that
there is one speck out of order.
- Byron Katie

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

How is it that one rails against that
which is nearly a certainty?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

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

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

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

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
- Henry David Thoreau

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

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

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

Hatred burns the one who hates.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

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

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell


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