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Pericles Quotes

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

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

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Time is the wisest counsellor of all.
- Pericles

Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land:
the great ones eat up the little ones.
- Pericles

Wait for the wisest of all counselors,
time.
- Pericles

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A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men,
whether for good or ill.
- Pericles

Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance;
our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft.
- Pericles

For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
- Pericles

 

Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it
clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.
- Pericles

We do not imitate, but are a model to others.
- Pericles

Just because you do not take an interest in politics
doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.
- Pericles

The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their
story is not given only on stone over their clay but
abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into
the stuff of other mens lives.
- Pericles

Time is the king of all men, he is their parent and their grave,
and gives them what he will and not what they crave.
- Pericles

Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have
the courage to defend it.
- Pericles

Trees, though they are cut and loped,
grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed,
it is not easy to get them again.
- Pericles

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis PHOTO

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

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

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

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

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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