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Proportion Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Proportion.

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Related topics: Wisdom

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul
grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

Commonsense is the realized sense of proportion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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The older I get, the more wisdom I find
in the ancient rule of taking first things first.
A process which often reduces
the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A man is rich in proportion to
the number of things he can afford to let alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

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

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
- Anonymous

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

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For those who do not live in fear of scarcity, life is unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where fear is, happiness is not.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A mentality of scarcity - of lack -
is the natural consequence of
viewing the world through eyes of fear.
In contrast, when the world is viewed
through eyes of love,
the future becomes unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Know that love conquers fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most painful and debilitating fear is fear of the unknown.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must build dikes of courage
to hold back the flood of fear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic;
it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
- Vannevar Bush

Faith is trusting in the good.
Fear is putting your trust in the bad.
- Rhonda Byrne

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
- Karl Barth

I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Through violence, you may 'solve' one problem,
but you sow the seeds for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

To live a creative life
we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

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

The inherent nature of life is constant change.
To fear change is to fear life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

If we let things terrify us,
life will not be worth living.
- Seneca

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

I am the wizard. I transmute fear and hate into love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
- Bertrand Russell

Courage is the ladder that supports me
as I ascend from Fear to Unconditional Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson


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