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Wise Quotes about Position

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

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Related topics: Motivational

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I offer gentle understanding to myself.
I position myself in love, not fear.
I look behind me with forgiveness.
I look forward with festive anticipation.
I embrace this holy moment and assert,
"Now. This moment is the moment to love,
the moment to serve, the moment to seize
the legacy instead of the small.
Now. Now I will live large, love boldly,
reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Social progress can be measured
by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
(German philosopher and political economist
whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism)

Meditation is neither shutting things out nor off.
It is seeing things clearly,
and deliberately positioning yourself differently in relationship to them.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

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

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

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

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

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

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

Every wall is a door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

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

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

Choose to be as a young child -
fully awake, eager for the next experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

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

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

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

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

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

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Don't Criticize, Condemn, Or Complain.
- Dale Carnegie

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

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

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

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

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier


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