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Positive Quotes about External

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We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Attitude

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

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Today, I choose to create joy in my life.
Whatever my external circumstances,
I choose to see all of life through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

 

We all go through life bristling
at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains
to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity,
peace among peoples.
This is the sacred slogan of international socialist
democracy that liberates nations.
- Karl Liebknecht

If we really want to achieve true prayer,
we must turn our backs upon everything temporal,
everything external, everything that is not divine.
- Johannes Tauler

The wings are moved several times by hand to charge
the crank chamber with mixture,
which flows on through the external pipe and inlet
valve to the compression space and cylinder.
- Lawrence Hargrave

From the perspective of mere representation,
the external world always remains only a phenomenon.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

It follows from what we have just said,
that the natural changes of monads come from an internal principle,
since an external cause would be unable to influence their inner being.
- Gottfried Leibniz

Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion.
One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and
what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.
- Alberto Fujimori

What is real is not the external form,
but the essence of things...
it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially
real by imitating its exterior surface.
- Constantin Brancusi

I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all
this external success that everyone would love you
and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
- Alanis Morissette

Now, the external work of man is of the most varied
kind as regards the force or ease,
the form and rapidity, of the motions used on it,
and the kind of work produced.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
- Powell Clayton

But, on balance, we seized the marketplace.
We've got a great infrastructure.
And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some
external factors and some internal factors.
- Jim Cantalupo

All violent feelings have the same effect.
They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things,
which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.
- John Ruskin

Enforcement is the long overdue step to protect our
Nation from external threats in a time of war.
And then once we do that, we can effectively discuss a guest worker program.
- J. D. Hayworth

Given that external reality is a fiction,
the writer's role is almost superfluous.
He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.
- J. G. Ballard

The idea is that that there is no such thing as an external enemy.
- Guy Ritchie

People place such importance on the external.
It's disgusting.
- Tab Hunter

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical
violence but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The sense organs experience the external light,
sound, etc.
with difficulty; the different sense organs only have
a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli.
- Johannes P. Muller

We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public.
We can easily link up with external partners,
customers, and suppliers.
- Jim Barksdale

Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of
external relations extensive experience gained in a
range of senior positions in international finance and development.
- Rodrigo Rato

Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness;
and likewise a variety of particular affections,
passions, and appetites to particular external objects.
- Joseph Butler

Organisations are now confronted with two sources of change:
the traditional type that is initiated and managed;
and external changes over which no one has control.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I never blamed Pinochet, or my torturers,
or external circumstances.
- Fernando Flores

The external appearance of any construction projects
that are created during the time of the National Socialist
Reich must take on the sensibility of our time.
- Fritz Todt

Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they
are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
- William Throsby Bridges

Most of the reason I work out now is not for the external -
it's for how I feel.
I find working out gives me more energy.
I started eight days after he was born.
- Cindy Crawford

I take the walk to be the externalization of an interior
seeking so that the analogy is first of all between
the external and the internal.
- A. R. Ammons

Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer.
That action is not always external, but it is always
some kind of effective energy.
- Dean Inge

Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination.
Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

And I also see how this body influences external images:
it gives back movement to them.
- Henri Bergson

I see plainly how external images influence the image that I call my body:
they transmit movement to it.
- Henri Bergson

Internal marketing is probably much more important than external marketing.
That's even more true today than it's ever been.
- Tom Stewart

But we try to pretend, you see, that the external world
exists altogether independently of us.
- Alan Watts

I learned early about the misery and dangers of life,
and about the afterlife, about the external punishment
which awaited the children of sin in Hell.
- Edvard Munch

The external world is committed to helping Georgia settle its problems.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace -
or at least a genuine peace -
the link between the nature of a regime and its external
behavior must be understood.
- Natan Sharansky

Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
- Antoine Rivarol

You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps
fatiguing for your imagination,
but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life
make you add to it in external perception.
- Henri Bergson

Dictatorships start wars because they need external
enemies to exert internal control over their own people.
- Richard Perle

Dictators must have enemies.
They must have internal enemies to justify their secret
police and external enemies to justify their military forces.
- Richard Perle

The Union, which can alone insure internal peace,
and external security to each State,
Must and Shall be Preserved,
cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.
- George B. McClellan

God is not external to anyone, but is present with all things,
though they are ignorant that he is so.
- Plotinus

A fitting external security environment could also
play an important role in promoting social consensus
and institutionalization towards democratization.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We will not reform the yuan until the time is right
even if there is external pressure.
- Wu Yi

There is something sublime about its aloofness from
and its indifference to its external environment.
- Frederick Soddy

Linguistic sounds, considered as external,
physical phenomena have two aspects,
the motor and the acoustic.
- Roman Jakobson

In other words, knowledge of the external world begins
with an immediate utilisation of things,
whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely
practical and utilitarian contact.
- Jean Piaget

External nature is only internal nature writ large.
- Swami Vivekananda

Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion,
but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously
to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
- Bertrand Russell

If it is an imperfect word, no external circumstance
can heighten its value as poetry.
- John Drinkwater

Seriously, these days I tend to shut up in terms of
external analysis and DO try to let things speak for themselves,
while still trying to get some depth into them.
- Peter Hammill

We are the most powerful nation on earth.
No external power, no terrorist organization,
can defeat us.
But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire.
- George Soros

However, no two people see the external world in exactly the same way.
To every separate person a thing is what he thinks it is -
in other words,
not a thing, but a think.
- Penelope Fitzgerald

Bondage is - subjection to external influences and
internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
- W. Clement Stone

I paint to rest from the phenomena of the external
world-to pronounce and to make notations of its essences
with which to verify the inner eye.
- Morris Graves

I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround,
culture, the political matrix, technology,
etc., and the internal human consciousness.
- Norman Spinrad

Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
- Herbert Spencer

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man...
It is more powerful than external circumstances.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Christmas...
is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's
home that one carries in one's heart.
- Freya Stark

And, you run also video because to fly this arm,
you're relying mostly on some external camera views
that may be coming from the arm itself or from the station.
- Philippe Perrin

Non-democratic regimes always need to mobilize their
people against external enemies in order to maintain internal stability.
- Natan Sharansky


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