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Nelson Henderson Quotes

Let these quotes by Nelson Henderson help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

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All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney PHOTO

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

 

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci PHOTO

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

Know that you do not need anyone's permission
to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

I Honor My True Self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

A true friend is the one who
walks in when others walk out.
- Walter Winchell

A true friend is one who believes in you
when you have ceased to believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends.
But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy
is the quintessence of true religion.
The other is mere business.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every loving thought is true.
Everything else is an appeal for healing and help,
regardless of the form it takes.
- A Course In Miracles

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer


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