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Wise Quotes about Mainly

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

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Perspective

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
- Winston Churchill

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey


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

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

 

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

The essence of all religions is One.
Surrender is the main duty of everyone.
Surrender means the feeling of oneness,
I and God are One. Why?
The reason is that the One
who is present in you is present in me.
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

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

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

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

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

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

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

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I don't know what your destiny will be, but 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

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together...
there is something you must always remember.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
But the most important thing is, even if we're apart...
I'll always be with you.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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