Motivational Quotes (Page No. 3)
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love of his country; who, as an agent in parliament, has, for himself, neither hope nor fear, neither kindness nor resentment, but refers every thing to the common interest.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
Patriotism ... is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
The hardest lesson of my life has come to me late. It is that a nation can win freedom without its people becoming free.
The whole secret of freedom from anxiety over not having enough time lies not in working more hours, but in the proper planning of the hours.
The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class - it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity.
Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. You don't have to be swept away by your feeling. You can respond with wisdom and kindness rather than habit and reactivity.
Men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.