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Funny Jamaican Quotes
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Urgency is a grim taskmaster.
Escape time, and life becomes irie.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
("Irie" is a Jamaican word for being at total peace
with your current state of being.)

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales


 

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

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Time is carnivorous.
Urgency rips the peaceful flesh from our bones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose never to be a prisoner of urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
"I choose never to be a prisoner of urgency."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl
could want in her life, except for good taste in men.
- Anonymous

It appears to be a law that you cannot have
a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

God has cared for these trees,
saved them from drought, disease, avalanches,
and a thousand tempests and floods.
But he cannot save them from fools.
- John Muir

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.
- Woody Allen

Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Man's nature is not essentially evil.
Brute nature has been known to
yield to the influence of love.
You must never despair of human nature.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Getting fired is nature's way to telling you
that you had the wrong job in the first place.
- Hal Lancaster

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

There is more of good nature than of good sense
at the bottom of most marriages.
- Henry David Thoreau

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet
and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money.
- Mark Twain

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
- Walter Bagehot

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
- Francis Bacon

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask.
She has long ago taken her resolution.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth.
- Zhuangzi

All my life through, the new sights
of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
- Marie Curie

Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Nature and human life are as various
as our several constitutions.
Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
- Henry David Thoreau

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

When nature has work to be done,
she creates a genius to do it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
- William Shakespeare

Joy in looking and comprehending
is nature's most beautiful gift.
- Albert Einstein

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- John Muir

Nature never breaks her own laws.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction
because of the variety of factors in operation,
not because of any lack of order in nature.
- Albert Einstein

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it.
I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Nature will bear the closest inspection.
She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf,
and take an insect view of its plain.
- Henry David Thoreau

I always like walking in the rain,
so no one can see me crying.
- Charlie Chaplin

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity;
so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening
our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures
and the whole of nature and its beauty.
- Albert Einstein

Nature hates calculators.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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