Motivational Quotes for Happy Life

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“As it has been said: Love and a cough cannot be concealed. Even a small cough. Even a small love.”

–Anne Sexton

 

 

“This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.”

–T.S. Eliot

 

 

“If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”

–Charles Darwin

 

 

“If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.”

–Seamus Heaney

 

 

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

–Charles Baudelaire

 

 

“Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”

–Sarah Williams

 

 

“Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”

–Robert Frost

 

 

“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.”

–William Shakespeare

 

 

“…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”

–Vincent Willem van Gogh

 

 

“We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.”

–T. S. Eliot

 

 

“There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it”

–Gustave Flaubert

 

 

“Poetry might be defined as the clear expression of mixed feelings.”

–W.H. Auden

 

 

“Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.”

–Derek Walcott

 

 

“There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask What if I fall? Oh but my darling, What if you fly?”

–Erin Hanson

 

 

“Summer night– even the stars are whispering to each other.”

–Kobayashi Issa

 

 

“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”

–Novalis

 

 

“I may not always be with you But when we’re far apart Remember you will be with me Right inside my heart”

–Marc Wambolt

 

 

“Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.”

–Lawrence Ferlinghetti

 

 

“Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other. ”

–Rainer Maria Rilke

 

 

“Those who are willing to be vulnerable move among mysteries.”

–Theodore Roethke

 

 

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”

–Elbert Hubbard

 

 

“The only TRUE wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”

–Socrates

 

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

–Albert Einstein

 

 

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.”

–Mark Twain

 

 

“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”

–Maya Angelou

 

 

“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”

–L. Frank Baum

 

 

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”

–John Locke

 

 

“Great minds are always feared by lesser minds.”

–Dan Brown

 

 

“Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.”

–Eoin Colfer

 

 

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”

–Socrates

 

 

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”

–Daniel J. Boorstin

 

 

“Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.”

–Rick Riordan

 

 

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”

–Isaac Asimov

 

 

“Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time.”

–Howard Nemerov

 

 

“All knowledge hurts.”

–Cassandra Clare

 

 

“The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.”

–Anais Nin

 

 

“For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.”

–Carl Sagan

 

 

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”

–Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

“Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.”

–Alan Moore

 

 

“It takes a very long time to become young.”

–Pablo Picasso

 

 

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

–Robertson Davies

 

 

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

–Benjamin Franklin

 

 

“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.”

–Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

 

“It was better to know the worst than to wonder.”

–Margaret Mitchell

 

 

“What is now proved was once only imagined.”

–William Blake

 

 

“A little Learning is a dangerous Thing.”

–Alexander Pope

 

 

“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”

–Will Durant

 

 

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”

–Ronald E. Osborn

 

 

“The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.”

–Confucius

 

 

“It is sometimes easier to be happy if you don’t know everything.”

–Alexander McCall Smith

 

 

“To learn which questions are unanswerable, and not to answer them: this skill is most needful in times of stress and darkness.”

–Ursula K. Le Guin

 

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”

–Johann wolfgang von Goethe

 

“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.”

–Isaac Newton

 

“You can’t know, you can only believe – or not.”

–C.S. Lewis

 

“A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.”

–Jane Austen

 

“Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker”

–Bram Stoker

 

“Doubt … is an illness that comes from knowledge and leads to madness.”

–Gustave Flaubert

 

“Information is not knowledge.”

–Albert Einstein

 

“Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.”

–Lao Tzu

 

“When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.”

–Kahlil Gibrán

 

“There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.”

–Hippocrates

 

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

–Mahatma Gandhi

 

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

–Mark Twain

 

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

–Brigham Young

 

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

–St. Augustine

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

–Nelson Mandela

 

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”

–Walter Cronkite

 

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”

–Robert Frost

 

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”

–Margaret Mead

 

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”

–Confucius

 

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”

–Thomas Paine

 

“Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.”

–Steven Spielberg

 

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.”

–Frank Zappa

 

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of TRUE education.”

–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

–Aristotle

 

“Marriage can wait, education cannot.”

–Khaled Hosseini

 

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”

–Robert Frost

 

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”

–Plutarch

 

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”

–C.S. Lewis

 

“[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”

–Jim Henson

 

“Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.”

–Margaret Atwood

 

“Education without values, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.”

–C.S. Lewis

 

“Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.”

–E.M. Forster

 

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”

–Malcolm X

 

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”

–Socrates

 

“You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D’s in school. Well guess what, I get F’s!!!”

–Bill Watterson

 

“Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.”

–Heath L. Buckmaster

 

“In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra. ”

–Fran Lebowitz

 

“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.”

–Aristotle

 

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”

–Albert Einstein

 

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

–Henry Ford

 

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”

–Phil Collins

 

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.”

–Thomas Jefferson

 

“To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”

–Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”

–Jim Rohn

 

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”

–Victor Hugo

 

“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.”

–Michel Legrand

 

“I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know.”

–Bill Watterson

 

“I don’t want to believe. I want to know.”

–Carl Sagan

 

“The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.”

–Baruch Spinoza

 

“By seeking and blundering we learn.”

–Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself.”

–Romain Rolland

 

“Education is no substitute for intelligence.”

–Frank Herbert

 

“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.”

–Bernard Branson

 

“Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.”

–Anton Chekhov

 

“I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained”

–Walt Disney

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