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Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Live-By

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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

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

 

Every form of addiction is bad,
no matter whether the narcotic
be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
- Carl Jung

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Okay, so it's a matter of life and death - now are you happy?
Urgency is never a path to joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter what happens, someone will find a way
to take it too seriously.
- Dave Barry

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Unexpected events can set you back or set you up.
It's all a matter of - perspective.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Most unhappiness comes from resisting life.
Occasionally, you have such a strong commitment
to changing the world order that it is worth
struggling against the flow of life.
But don't live your life as if each minor happening
were a matter of life and death.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

In choosing joy, the finish line dissolves
into a different matter altogether.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
It is a matter of choice.
It is not something to be waited for,
But rather something to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as
it is white is not all that's beautiful.
- Bill Cosby

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe,
just so you're sincere.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love is not a matter of counting the years,
but making the years count.
- Michele St. Amand

No matter how calmly you try to referee,
parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior,
and I'm not talking about the kids.
Their behavior is always normal.
- Bill Cosby

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter
if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
- Anne Frank

Dreams are renewable no matter what our age.
- Dale Turner

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

I constantly seek excellence
in all domains that truly matter to me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Almost nothing you worry about today
will matter in a hundred years.
Think carefully about what you can focus on today.
Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference
to your great-grandchildren.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be who you are and say what you feel
because those who mind don't matter
and those who matter don't mind.
- commonly but falsely attributed to Dr. Seuss,
this misquote consists of the Bernard Baruch quote,
"Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
with additional words added anonymously.

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Whenever you choose to carry resentment and hatred,
you are shouldering an immense burden that damages
your happiness, and often your health.
Does it matter that your resentment and hatred are "justified?"
Only you suffer - not the person you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter how much cats fight,
there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
- Abraham Lincoln

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.
The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
- Barbara Kingsolver

This life is what you make it.
Not matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes,
it's a universal truth.
But the good part is,
you get to decide how you're going to mess it up.
Girls will be your friends - they'll act like it anyway.
But just remember, some come, some go.
The ones that stay with you through everything -
they're your true best friends.
Don't let go of them.
Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world.
- Marilyn Monroe

I think music in itself is healing.
It's an explosive expression of humanity.
It's something we are all touched by.
No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
- Billy Joel

No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will
never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
- W. Clement Stone

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
- Ralph Ellison

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take
the first pill that comes along.
- Joyce Brothers

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

Security is not the absence of danger,
but the presence of God,
no matter what the danger.
- Anonymous

Peace is when time doesn't matter as it passes by.
- Maria Schell

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

If you have been divorced, you know it hurts -
especially if your marriage had lasted many years.
Whatever the circumstances of your relationship,
and whatever the nature of its ending,
there is always grief and regret -
perhaps regret over the ending,
or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner -
or perhaps both.
Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret.
No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings,
opens the door to new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

No matter how many goals you have achieved,
you must set your sights on a higher one.
- Jessica Savitch

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number,
to the specialist of an enlightened matter,
to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
- Charles Eames

I am prepared to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
- Winston Churchill

I'd like to grow up and be beautiful.
I know it doesn't matter, but it doesn't hurt.
- Kirsten Dunst

Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface,
and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out,
but investors face risk no matter what they do.
- Charles A. Jaffe

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty
good likelihood their case -
no matter what its merit -
will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
- Dennis Hastert


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