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Positive Quotes about West

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Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Related topics: Cynical Funny Romantic Love

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

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
- West African proverb famously quoted by Theodore Roosevelt

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

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A broken bone can heal, but the wound
a word opens can fester forever.
- Jessamyn West

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking
only to learn that it is God shaking them.
- Charles West

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.
- Mae West

 

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West
provided it is not based on brute force.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It's not the men in your life that counts,
it's the life in your men.
- Mae West, in the movie I'm No Angel

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

Do not marry a man to reform him.
That is what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day -
and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

Don't marry a man to reform him -
that's what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

Love thy neighbor -
and if he happens to be tall,
debonair and devastating,
it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

A flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that a flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

When the heart-mind opens, the nectar of its flower is Joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens
reflect the kind of care they get.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Sow a seed and the earth will yield you a flower.
Dream your dream to the sky
and it will bring you your beloved.
- Khalil Gibran

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.
- John Lennon

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

By plucking her petals,
you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To see the world in a grain of sand,
and to see heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake

The career of a sage is of two kinds:
He is either honored by all in the world,
Like a flower waving its head,
Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
- Lao Tzu

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower
wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

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

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

The magic words for a great relationship are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What if we just pretended that life was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Just Do it!
- Nike ad

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

What if we just acted like everything was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel


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