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Wise Quotes about Overwhelming

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

Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes,
but the power of doing whatever one sees ought to be done,
even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse.
There lies freedom, indeed.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Free-Will

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

When life seems overwhelming, just step back for a day.
Consider what is most important.
Focus on the crucial issues in your life.
Just let the rest of your upsets go.
You can't fix the whole world, but you can still make a difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve


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Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

 

Overwhelm is not a pleasant condition.
The to-do list overflows,
the deadlines appear imminent and immovable.
There are too many demands upon too little of your time.
Does this sound familiar?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to learn to push the guilt
under the rug and move on,
otherwise it overwhelms you.
- the Woody Allen movie Match Point

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

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

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

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

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

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

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

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

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

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Just watch this moment, without trying to change it at all.
What is happening? What do you feel?
What do you see? What do you hear?
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

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

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a Passionate Observer of Life.
I See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

Be an Observer of Life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

Being wakeful in each and every moment of your life is meditation.
The simplest definition of meditation is:
when seeing, just see; when hearing, just hear.
- Josh Baran

Do not say, "It is morning,"
and dismiss it with a name of yesterday.
See it for the first time
as a newborn child that has no name.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

We see what we ASSUME we will see.
If you believe the world is evil, you will see evil.
If you believe the world is good, you will see good.
To change how life looks, change how you see life -
change your expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller


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