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Quotes to Uplift your Life

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Quotes and Quotations by Topic

Idea

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.

— Brower, Charles

Idleness

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

— Buddha

Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and the Bored.

— Byron, Lord

Independence

No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.

— Cather, Willa

Individuality

In social institutions, the whole is always less than the sum of its parts. There will never be a state as good as its people, or a church worthy of its congregation, or a university equal to its faculty and students.

— Abbey, Edward

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

— LeGuin, Ursula

Inspiration

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

— Lincoln, Abraham

The bridges you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren’t there.

— Brown, Gene

Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.

— Buscaglia, Leo

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

— Buscaglia, Leo

Don’t go through life, grow through life.

— Butterworth, Eric

Follow Your Bliss.

— Campbell, Joseph

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots. The other is wings.

— Carter Jr., Hodding

Intelligence

Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.

— Bovee, Christian Nestell

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

— Camus, Albert