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Other people do not have to change
by Gerald Jampolsky

Other people do not have to change
for us to experience peace of mind.
- Gerald Jampolsky

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky


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Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky


 

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
- Mark Twain

Half the world is composed of idiots,
the other half, of people clever enough
to take indecent advantage of them.
- Walter Kerr

There's a couple of things they don't teach you
in Harvard Business School,
one is how to cope with defeat,
the other is how to handle a shotgun.
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful
than Thor with his hammer.
The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau

In soloing - as in other activities -
it is far easier to start something
than it is to finish it.
- Amelia Earhart

Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion.
The several sects perform the office of a Censor -
over each other.
- Thomas Jefferson

Let your sympathies and your compassion
be always with the under dog in the fight -
this is magnanimity;
but bet on the other one - this is business.
- Mark Twain

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives
as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack
that life is extinct on other planets
because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
- John F. Kennedy

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely
only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.
- Abba Eban

A New Year's resolution is something that
goes in one Year and out the other.
- Anonymous

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

In life you are given two ends;
one to think with and the other to sit on.
Your success in life depends on which end you use most.
Heads you win, tails you lose.
- Conrad Burns

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Experience keeps a dear school,
but fools will learn in no other.
- Benjamin Franklin

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

I am not the same having seen the moon shine
on the other side of the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Capitalism tries for a delicate balance:
It attempts to work things out so that
everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from
getting violent and trying to take other people's stuff.
- George Carlin

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

I contend that we are both atheists.
I just believe in one fewer god than you do.
When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods,
you will understand why I dismiss yours.
- Stephen Roberts

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are afraid to care too much, for fear
that the other person does not care at all.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Nothing other people do is because of you.
It is because of themselves
- don Miguel Ruiz

Because we believe that our ethnic group,
our society, our political party, our God,
is better than your God, we kill each other.
- Neale Donald Walsch

A life is not important except in
the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson (baseball player)

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

If we are not happy and joyous at this season,
for what other season shall we wait and
for what other time shall we look?
- Abdul-Baha

Today is a day to honor other cultures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't look for approval from anyone other than yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have nearly complete misunderstanding between
people of different faiths in Lake Wobegon,
and that's probably one reason why we get along so very well.
It's when you are trying to convince another person to think
the same way that you do that there is
friction and trouble between people.
But when you feel that the other person is
dumber than dirt, too dumb for words -
why waste your breath - you get along pretty well.
There's no bond between people that's quite so strong as
when people each feel slightly superior towards the other one.
- Garrison Keillor

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Look at other people and ask yourself
if you are really seeing them or just your thoughts about them.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn

A democracy is nothing more than mob rule,
where fifty-one percent of the people
may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.
- attributed to Thomas Jefferson

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

America did not invent human rights.
In a very real sense, it is the other way around.
Human rights invented America.
- Jimmy Carter

All other things being equal,
the simplest explanation is the most likely.
- a statement of Occam's Razor

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of me suspects that I'm a loser,
and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.
- John Lennon

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil.
Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

We all share unity with each other
and with the one Creator Spirit.
We are one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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