“The question is not ‘Is there life after death?’ The question is, ‘Is there life before death?’” — Alan Cohen
“Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.” –Unknown
“All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.” — James Russell Lowel
“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.” –Unknown
“Tell your boss what you think of him, and the truth shall set you free.” – Unknown
“This above all; to thine own self be true.” — William Shakespeare
“Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself.” — Mark Twain
“We are always getting ready to live, but never living” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The only time a woman succeeds in changing a man is when he’s a baby.” — Natalie Wood
“I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.” — Lily Tomlin
“The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.” –Paul Fix
“Until you try, you don’t know what you can’t do.” –Henry James
“Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.” –Susan Erz
“Be happy while you are living, for you are a long time dead.” –Scottish Proverb
“If you’re going through Hell, keep going.” –Winston Churchill
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” –Anne Frank
“Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” –Mark Twain
“To think you know what is best for another person is an industrial-strength ego trip.” –Alan Cohen
“I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.” –Noel Coward
“If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.” — Regina Brett
“If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask?” — Scott Adams
“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” –Wayne Gretzky
“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” –Will Rogers
“Doing your best in this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” –Oprah Winfrey
A great list with Get Over Yourself Quotes is the best cure for a bad day. Motivate yourself using our quotes :)
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. – Les Brown
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. – The Buddha
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have. – Norman Vincent Peale
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. – Wayne Dyer
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. – Oprah Winfrey
Every day is Earth Day. ~Author Unknown
I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living, and countless numbers are still unborn. ~A Chieftan from Nigeria
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. ~Native American Proverb
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew. ~Marshall McLuhan, 1964
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. ~Henry David Thoreau
There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all. ~Robert Orben
I’m not an environmentalist. I’m an Earth warrior. ~Darryl Cherney, quoted in Smithsonian, April 1990
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. ~Bill Vaughn, quoted in Jon Winokur, The Portable Curmudgeon, 1987
For 200 years we’ve been conquering Nature. Now we’re beating it to death. ~Tom McMillan, quoted in Francesca Lyman, The Greenhouse Trap, 1990
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ~John Muir, 1913, in L.M. Wolfe, ed., John Muir, John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of John Muir, 1938
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. ~Elwyn Brooks White, Essays of E.B. White, 1977
A living planet is a much more complex metaphor for deity than just a bigger father with a bigger fist. If an omniscient, all-powerful Dad ignores your prayers, it’s taken personally. Hear only silence long enough, and you start wondering about his power. His fairness. His very existence. But if a world mother doesn’t reply, Her excuse is simple. She never claimed conceited omnipotence. She has countless others clinging to her apron strings, including myriad species unable to speak for themselves. To Her elder offspring She says – go raid the fridge. Go play outside. Go get a job. Or, better yet, lend me a hand. I have no time for idle whining. ~David Brin
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature. ~Dennis Gabor, Inventing the Future, 1963
Take nothing but pictures.
Leave nothing but footprints.
Kill nothing but time. ~Motto of the Baltimore Grotto, a caving society
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. ~Chief Seattle, 1855
Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values…. God made life simple. It is man who complicates it. ~Charles A. Lindbergh, Reader’s Digest, July 1972
After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world. ~Pam Shaw
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. ~John Muir
Oh Beautiful for smoggy skies, insecticided grain,
For strip-mined mountain’s majesty above the asphalt plain.
America, America, man sheds his waste on thee,
And hides the pines with billboard signs, from sea to oily sea. ~George Carlin
Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away. ~Stephanie Mills, ed., In Praise of Nature, 1990
Humanity is on the march, earth itself is left behind. ~David Ehrenfeld, The Arrogance of Humanism, 1978
It is the safest of times, it is the riskiest of times…. What the Dickens is going on here? ~Denton Morrison, on chemicals, technology, and risk, quoted in National Academy of Sciences, Improving Risk Communication, 1989
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. ~Juvenal, Satires
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more. ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet. ~Brooke Medicine Eagle
You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet. ~Hal Borland, Sundial of the Seasons, 1964
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. ~William Shakespeare
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. ~Cree Indian Proverb
Let us share with you a great collection of Dale Carnegie Quotes:
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.
Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that has the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do.
Applause is a receipt, not a bill.
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism – and wars.
Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Tell the audience what you’re going to say, say it; then tell them what you’ve said.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use?
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another’s keeping .
The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Ever time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
There is only one way… to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure thing boat never gets far from shore.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence,is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. – Buddha
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. – Maya Angelou
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. – Winston Churchill
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened. – Thomas Jefferson
God is a concept by which we measure our pain. – John Lennon
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. – Bob Marley
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain – and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain. – Tony Robbins
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. – Tony Robbins
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors. – Tony Robbins
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. – Aristotle
Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock. – Kurt Cobain
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better. – Oscar Wilde
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage. – Friedrich Nietzsche
People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend. – Jim Morrison
We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict. – Jim Morrison
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. – Erma Bombeck
Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces. – Sigmund Freud
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. – Julius Caesar
The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain. – Karl Marx
A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world. – Jack Kerouac
There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too. – Simone Weil
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge. – Simone Weil
I was always a great bundle of energy. As a child, instead of walking, I would run. And so running, which is a pain to a lot of people, was always a pleasure to me because it was so easy. – Roger Bannister
You get very tired, and there was a certain amount of pain and you slow up. Your legs are so tired that you are in fact slowing. If you don’t keep running, keep your blood circulating, the muscles stop pumping the blood back and you get dizzy. – Roger Bannister
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings. – William Hazlitt
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings. – William Hazlitt
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity. – William Hazlitt
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing. – Herodotus
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love. – Honore De Balzac
It’s odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don’t quite fully share the hell of someone close to you. – Lady Bird Johnson
You dont have to hold on to the pain, to hold on to the memory. – Janet Jackson
To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty. – Samuel Butler
For these cultures, getting rid of the pain without addressing the deeper cause would be like shutting off a fire alarm while the fire’s still going. – David Foster Wallace
Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you’re in big trouble if you’re borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We’ve got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year. – Simon Cowell
I’m a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject. – Meryl Streep
I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love or pain with others. – James Taylor
We all have to face pain, and pain makes us grow. – James Taylor
The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain. – Jennifer Aniston
I almost resent the whole fashion thing. Good God- never wearing the same thing twice and all of those things. It’s a pain in the ass. – Jennifer Aniston
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – The Buddha
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu
Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything. You are you and that is the beginning and the end – no apologies, no regrets. – Henry Kissinger
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Write your Sad times in Sand, Write your Good times in Stone. – George Bernard Shaw
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. – Anonymous
My Mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on. – Forrest Gump movie
I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence. – Publilius Syrus
I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end. – Drew Barrymore
Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart. – Basil Rathbone
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. – Katherine Mansfield
It’s better to regret something you did than to regret something you didn’t do. – Anonymous
Fools live to regret their words, wise men to regret their silence. – Will Henry
If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. – Jim Carrey
Simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. – don Miguel Angel Ruiz
Speak when you are angry – and you will make the best speech you’ll ever regret. – Laurence J. Peter
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. – Nathan Hale
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret. – Benjamin Disraeli
Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul. – Armand Hammer
Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. – George Sand
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. – John Barrymore
What’s done is done. – William Shakespeare
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, “It might have been”. – John Greenleaf Whittier
He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future. – Quevedo
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. – Oscar Wilde
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. – Oscar Wilde
Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can’t build on it – it’s only good for wallowing in. – Katherine Mansfield
As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. – Zachary Scott