Inspirational Quotations #702

The greedy man is incontinent with a whole world set before him.
Sa’Di (Musharrif Od-Din Muslih Od-Din)

One’s true character is most transparent when placed in a position of power.

There is a proper balance between not asking enough of oneself and asking or expecting too much.
May Sarton

It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re poor.
Ray Kroc

Life is what we make it, and the world is what we make it. The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
Albert Pike

Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it.
Russell Conwell

Better is a handful of quietness than both hands full, together with toil and grasping for the wind.
The Holy Bible

A friend is a person who knows all about you but likes you anyway.

The highest form of Grace is silence.
Swami Chinmayananda

If you’ve been beaten up in Rounds 1-9, it’s hard to come out for Round 10.
Marty Nemko

Every organization should tolerate rebels who tell the emperor he has no clothes.
Colin Powell

Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
Alan Watts

We have a tendency to romanticize independence. Most business literature still views autonomy as a virtue, as though communication, teamwork, and cooperation were lesser values.
Keith Ferrazzi

If you believe that you can damage, then believe that you can fix.
Nachman of Breslov

A wise man in the company of those who are ignorant, has been compared to a beautiful girl in the company of blind men.
Sa’Di (Musharrif Od-Din Muslih Od-Din)

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.
Maxwell Maltz

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