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Positive Quotes about Brevity

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

I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating
to work with the intensity,
brevity, balance and word play of the short story.
- Annie Proulx

Brevity is the soul of wit.
- William Shakespeare

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole.
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Aim for brevity while avoiding jargon.
- Edsger Dijkstra

Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest,
all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity.
- Antonio Porchia

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
- Hosea Ballou

 

Brevity is the best recommendation of speech,
whether in a senator or an orator.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

With this sense of the splendour of our experience
and of its awful brevity,
gathering all we are into one desperate effort to see and touch,
we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch.
- Walter Pater

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

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Just start dancing and the band will find you.
- Tama Kieves

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

We will either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

Each one has to find his peace from within.
And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I find hope in the darkest of days,
and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- Rumi

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Find ecstasy in life;
the mere sense of living is joy enough.
- Emily Dickinson

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

Find your way with the certain and gentle light of forgiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness comes when I remember that others' opinions of me
are just their opinions - nothing more.
I find happiness in moving toward my goals
regardless of the applause or the jeers of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

Know that to find comfort, relax into the arms of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I find that he is happiest
of whom the world says least, good or bad.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself.
You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

In my friend, I find a second self.
- Isabel Norton

The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies;
but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and,
as the magnet finds the iron,
so it will find, in every hour,
some heavenly blessings!
- Henry Ward Beecher


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