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Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.
If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I've always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best.
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
I'm leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it's not raining.
All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.
George Washington Carver
When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction.
Leaving sex to the feminists is like letting your dog vacation at the taxidermist.
I'm leaving the screen because I don't think I am very good in the pictures and I have this beautiful dream that I'm elegant on the stage.
The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I think in a way, you're doomed, once you can envision something. You're sort of doomed to make it happen. I've found that the moment I can envision leaving a relationship, that's usually the moment that the relationship starts to fall apart.
Conservatism is not about leaving people behind. Conservatism is about empowering people to catch up, to give them the tools at their disposable that make it possible for them to access all the hope, all the promise, all the opportunity that America offers. And our programs to help them should reflect that.
Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.
I'm pretty horrible at relationships and haven't been in many long-term ones. Leaving and moving on - returning to a familiar sense of self-reliance and autonomy - is what I know; that feeling is as comfortable and comforting as it might be for a different kind of person to stay.
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.
Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
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