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Wise Quotes about Contests

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

In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Government Political

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill


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By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

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

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

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

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

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

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

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

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

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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

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)

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

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

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

You do ill if you praise, but worse
if you censure, what you do not understand.
- Leonardo da Vinci

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you've always gotten.
- Tony Robbins (quoting Mark Twain)

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out;
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert W. Service

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The dream you are living is your creation.
It is your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you really aren't trying to get anywhere else in this moment,
patience takes care of itself.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen


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