The Amazing Quotes of ALL TIME
Courtesy of SkinnyArtist.com. I have always believed that the right words have a way of finding you when you need to hear them. For me, quotes are little bite-sized messengers of courage, perseverance, and hope for the creative artist in this often overly materialistic world.
At the center of your being you have theanswer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
If you look to others for fulfillment, you will
never be truly fulfilled.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
When you accept yourself, the whole world
Care about what other people think and you
will always be their prisoner.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If you do not change direction, you may end
up where you are heading.
We hammer wood for a house, but it is the
inner space that makes it livable.
Remind yourself daily, there is no way to
happiness. Happiness is the way.
An ant on the move does more than a dozing
Mastering others is strength. Mastering
yourself is true power.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is
Music in the soul can be heard by the
Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop
searching and you will see. Stop running away
and you will be found.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it
attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and
Being deeply loved by someone gives you
strength, while loving someone deeply gives
Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
One, who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with one
Those who have knowledge, don't predict.
Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
A terrace nine stories high begins with a pile of
It is wealth to be content.
Whoever can see through all fear, will always
Do the difficult things while they are easy, and
do the great things while they are small.
The wise man looks into space and knows that
there are no limited dimensions.
From caring comes courage.
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though
she stretches her fingers to touch the heaven.
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.
Failure is an opportunity.
He, who stands on tiptoe, does not stand firm.
He, who rushes ahead, does not go far.
He, who tries to shine, dims his own light.
He, who defines himself, can't know who he
He who knows that enough is enough will
always have enough.
He, who knows, does not speak. He, who
speaks, does not know.
He who obtains has little. He who scatters has
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
He who conquers others is strong; He who
conquers himself is mighty.
He, who does not trust enough, will not be
He who is contented is rich.
He who knows others is wise. He who knows
himself is enlightened.
Be careful what you water your dreams with.
Water them with worry and fear and you will
produce weeds that choke the life from your
dream. Water them with optimism and
solutions and you will cultivate success.
The power of intuitive understanding will
protect you from harm until the end of your
Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a
problem into an opportunity for success.
If you realize that all things change, there is
nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you would take, you must first give, this is
the beginning of intelligence.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In
thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair
and generous. In governing, don't try to
control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family
life, be completely present.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is
Life and death are one thread, the same line
viewed from different sides.
Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your
Be the chief, but never the lord.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme.
Succeeding is the coming together of all that is
beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all
that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of
Violence, even well intentioned, always
rebounds upon oneself.
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep
sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
The master does not try to be powerful thus he
is truly powerful. The ordinary man keeps
reaching for power thus he never has enough.
The key to growth is the introduction of higher
dimensions of consciousness into our
Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful
words are not truthful. Good words are not
persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I
What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of
the world calls a butterfly.
The words of truth are always paradoxical.
To know yet to think that one does not know is
best; not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
To realize that you do not understand is a
virtue; not to realize that you do not
understand is a defect.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous
changes. Don't resist them, that only creates
Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally
forward in whatever way they like.
If you blame someone else, there is no end to
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not
intent on arriving.
Respond intelligently even to unintelligent
A leader is best when people barely know he
exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is
not fit to be deemed a scholar.
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
The best fighter is never angry.
Know glory, but cleave to humiliation.
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself
white. Neither need you do anything but be
The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
Treat those who are good with goodness, and
also treat those who are not good with
goodness. Thus goodness is attained.