Your Community Newspaper - Larose, LA

Serving Raceland, Gheens, Lockport, Valentine, Larose, Cut Off, Galliano, Golden Meadow, Leeville, & Grand Isle

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Share This Article:

Most powerful quotes of all time

Most powerful quotes of all time


I came across a series of quotations called, “28 Most Powerful Quotes Of All Time.”

Read them slowly and use them for meditating.

1. “Love is a verb. Love, the feeling, is a fruit of love, the verb.” (Stephen Covey)

2. “In seeking happiness for others, you will find it in yourself.” (Unknown)

3. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” (Albert Einstein)

4. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” (Gandhi)

5. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by morons.” (Sigmund Freud)

6. “A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

7. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” (Helen Keller)

8. “He who fears he will suffer already suffers because he fears.” (Michel De Montaigne)

9. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” (Winston Churchill)

10. “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” (Viktor Frankl)

11. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” (Confucius)

12. “I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.” (Corazon Aquino)

13. “If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a life time – help someone else.” (Chinese proverb)

14. “Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them are what makes life meaningful.” (Joshua J. Marine)

15. “Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.” (Viktor Frankl)

16. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” (George Bernhard Shaw)

17. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” (Stephen Covey)

18. “Many people are passionate, but because of their limiting beliefs about who they are and what they can do, they never take actions that could make their dream a reality.” (Anthony Robins)

19. “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)

20. “True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.” (Paul Sweeney)

21. “The only way that we can live is if we grow. The only way we can grow is if we change. The only way we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we are exposed is if we throw ourselves into the open.” (C. Joybell)

22. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” (Mary Engelbreit)

23. “Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” (Henry van Dyke)

24. “Falling in love is not a choice. To stay in love is.” (Unknown)

25. “We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.” (Mother Theresa)

26.“The world as we have created it, is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” (Albert Einstein)

27. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” (Elisabeth Kübler-Ross)

28. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, that is why we call it the present.” (Bill Keane)