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Funny Parachute Quotes
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Life is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute -
only the last couple seconds are fatal,
but most people are scared to death the whole way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life ... is like a parachute jump:
you have to get it right the first time.
- Margaret Mead

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

How does so much gossip fit in such small minds?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


 

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

TIME is poisonous construct of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

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

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Answers of Spirit are far more powerful
than the Questions of our small minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

TIME is yet another poisonous construct
of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Always forgive your enemies -
nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

I care not much for a man's religion
whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
- Abraham Lincoln

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it.
You've got everything except one thing: madness!
- the movie Zorba The Greek

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

And you just gotta remember, Sparky -
no matter what they tell you - you can NEVER have too much sugar.
- the movie Michael (1996)

I always avoid prophesying beforehand,
because it is a much better policy to prophesy
after the event has already taken place.
- Winston Churchill

When all think alike, no one is thinking very much.
- Walter Lippmann

Money often costs too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The lion and the calf shall lie down together,
but the calf won't get much sleep.
- Woody Allen

It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Morality which depends upon the helplessness
of a man or woman has not much to recommend it.
Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There is so much that must be done
in a civilized barbarism like war.
- Amelia Earhart

It was impossible to get a conversation going,
everybody was talking too much.
- Yogi Berra

Love thy neighbor -
and if he happens to be tall,
debonair and devastating,
it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

Hold on with a bulldog grip,
and chew and choke as much as possible.
- Abraham Lincoln

Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
- Epictetus

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper
is that your guests are so pleased
to feel how very much better they are.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The invisible and nonexistent look much alike.
- Delos B. McKown

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge:
it is those who know little, and not those who know much,
who so positively assert that this or that problem
will never be solved by science.
- Charles Darwin

Those who own much have much to fear.
- Rabindranath Tagore

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

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


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