Inspirational Quotations #700

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Vince Lombardi

There are compensations for growing older. One is the realization that to be sporting isn’t at all necessary. It is a great relief to reach this stage of wisdom.
Cornelia Otis Skinner

Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.
Augustine Birrell

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
George William Curtis

He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me,–in those who do not harbour such thoughts hatred will cease.
The Dhammapada

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Groucho Marx

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
Hosea Ballou

All paths are present, always… and we can but choose among them.
Jacqueline Carey

Spirituality is neither the privilege of the poor nor the luxury of the rich. It is the choice of the wise man.
Swami Chinmayananda

Be tough where you must be, kind where you can be.
Marty Nemko

Those who think they know everything will learn nothing.
Roger McDonald

You can never get enough of the things you don’t need, because the things you don’t need can never satisfy.
Marvin J. Ashton

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
Hyman G. Rickover

That is true wisdom, to know how to alter one’s mind when occasion demands it.

A man must be obedient to the promptings of his innermost heart.
Robertson Davies

Man is the creature of circumstances.
Robert Owen

The guilty think all talk is of themselves.
Geoffrey Chaucer

Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.
Agatha Christie

The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement.
Charles J. Givens

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