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Funny Vain Quotes
Funny Quotes about Vain

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Often the hands will solve a mystery
that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung

We will bankrupt ourselves in
the vain search for absolute security.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are strange beings, we seem
to go free, but we go in chains -
chains of training, custom, convention,
association, environment -
in a word, Circumstance -
and against these bonds
the strongest of us struggle in vain.
- Mark Twain

Feeling important makes one heavy, clumsy and vain.
To be a warrior one needs to be light and fluid.
- Carlos Castaneda


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If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

How vain it is to sit down to write
when you have not stood up to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil
to one who is striking at the root,
and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount
of time and money on the needy
is doing the most by his mode of life
to produce that misery
which he strives in vain to relieve.
- Henry David Thoreau


 

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
- Epictetus

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion
without the discomfort of thought.
- John F. Kennedy

If you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- Somerset Maugham

Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.
- Anonymous

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because
he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong
only because he has remained silent.
- Winston Churchill

Money often costs too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words,
and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
- Winston Churchill

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

Rules are mostly made to be broken
and are too often for the lazy to hide behind.
- Douglas MacArthur

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

One of the annoying things about believing in free will
and individual responsibility is the difficulty
of finding somebody to blame your problems on.
And when you do find somebody, it's remarkable
how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper

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

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
- Harry S. Truman

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
- Socrates

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

In time we hate that which we often fear.
- William Shakespeare

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.
- English Proverb

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle
than the courage of a final moment;
but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
- John F. Kennedy

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Often, the greatest joy is to be found not in new things,
but in old things seen through new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Success often grows best in the fertile soil of failure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

Our connection with Spirit is unbreakable, but often imperceptible.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Many a man his life hath sold
but my outside to behold.
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
- William Shakespeare

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

How often I found where I should be going
only by setting out for somewhere else.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Know that the darkest night is often
the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

They must often change,
who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
- Confucius

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
- Mark Twain

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Religion often gets in the way of God.
- Bono

I have the right to love many people at once
and to change my prince often.
- Anais Nin

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

Today is my day to laugh loud - laugh often
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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