Edgar Allan Poe Embrace the glorious mess that you are. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention… A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words. Yeats If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. Anne Wilson Scaef Become a student of change. Revenge could quite inspire forgiveness.
William James Things do not change, we change. Paramahansa Yogananda Learn to be calm and you will always be happy. William Shakespeare Love is patient, love is kind. Miguel de Cervantes Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. Marcel Proust Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. The end is where we start from. Stephen King Every next level of your life will demand a different you.
Gloria Steinem Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Optimistic contrarians are the rarest breed. Revenge is frequently described as one of the sweetest things after getting retribution. It is the best revenge against him. Anne Frank Life is a process. Instead of expected relief, you can notice that things start going even worse. Denis Waitley You can never spend enough time with children.
Do not take revenge half-heartedly. It is only important what you do. Alice Walker Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Elizabeth Gilbert We did not come to fear the future. Socrates Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. Maxwell Maltz If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Walt Whitman If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. Eighty percent of success is showing up. Steve Jobs Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Jack Kerouac The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
If you are determined to stand off your enemies instead of plotting revenge, you would be able to cut down thousands of them. Oscar Wilde Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Sometimes, revenge can be downright nasty and cyclical. Robert Louis Stevenson Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. Jean-Jacques Rousseau True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Oscar Wilde Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing. Epicurus Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Alexandre Dumas Just yourself, then you will know how to live. The point is to understand. How many people do you think discounted Stallone during his years of struggle? Sigmund Freud What is your favorite quote? Epictetus Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both. James Allen Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Deep malevolence is the mother of revenge, a messed-up way of thinking that is even hard to call evil. Albert Einstein Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Alexander Hamilton authored most of the Federalist Papers and served as the first Treasury Secretary of the U. Lao Tzu If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams. The desire to reach hearts is wise. For the longest time I studied revenge to the exclusion of all else. Buck The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Henry Ford A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Unknown Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Unknown When you see something beautiful in someone, tell them. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it. Violence and caution must be able to see and balance each other out, for if there is revenge then the person would do more harm to himself than the enemy. As the editor of this site, I come across some of the same quotes over and over again. John Dykstra Either get busy living or get busy dying.