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Hans Selye Quotes and Sayings
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Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative
stress into a positive one.
- Hans Selye

As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.
- Hans Selye

Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.
- Hans Selye

Every stress leaves an indelible scar,
and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful
situation by becoming a little older.
- Hans Selye

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If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions.
- Hans Selye

Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food,
love or exercise.
- Hans Selye

Consider adopting the ongoing practice of zero-based gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing
diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as
well as increasing levels of exercise.
- Linford Christie

I am persuaded that the world has been tricked into adopting
some false and most pernicious notions about consistency -
and to such a degree that the average man has
turned the rights and wrongs of things entirely around
and is proud to be "consistent," unchanging, immovable, fossilized,
where it should be his humiliation.
- Mark Twain

By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental
program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental
quality and economic growth.
- Barry Commoner

We feel that there are so many kids who need adopting.
We thought we'd do it after having a couple of our own,
but we just changed our mind.
- Hugh Jackman

When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents,
to sort of remind myself of him.
A homage.
He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.
- Gavin DeGraw

I talked about adopting a baby when I was 20 years old,
before it became 'hip.'
- Tyra Banks

'Yes' is a far more potent word than 'no' in American politics.
By adopting the positions which animate the political
agenda for the other side,
one can disarm them and leave them sputtering with nothing to say.
- Dick Morris

I feel that I, and the people under my command,
tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting
agents which were also used by other intelligence services;
adopting also means like pressure,
money, sex - but that did not characterize my service.
- Markus Wolf

By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by
the side of those whose measures tend not only to the
improvement of their own subjects,
but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere.
- Henry Charles Carey

I was so sad from losing two of my dogs and my mother.
I had this vision of all these animals sitting behind bars.
They had no control and were scared.
That's why I got into fostering and adopting animals out.
- Linda Blair

By adopting the 'free trade,' or British,
system, we place ourselves side by side with the men
who have ruined Ireland and India,
and are now poisoning and enslaving the Chinese people.
- Henry Charles Carey

House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans.
We hope President Obama will follow through on his
support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders
to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this
critical step to restore public trust.
- John Boehner

Nevertheless, the number of farmers,
small as well as large,
who are adopting the new seeds and new technology is increasing very rapidly,
and the increase in numbers during the past three years has been phenomenal.
- Norman Borlaug

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

Consider calling it a challenge
rather than calling it a crisis.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.
- Cato

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If your home is not a place where you can truly
kick-back and be yourself - both physically and emotionally -
consider making some changes in your way-of-life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I CHOOSE with Open Mind and Open Heart -
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and I declare that I will thoughtfully consider all possibilities.
I will CHOOSE with courage, awareness,
consciousness, and compassion toward all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The automobile engine will come, and then I will consider my life's work complete.
- Rudolf Diesel

I do not believe in immortality of the individual,
and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern
with no superhuman authority behind it.
- Albert Einstein

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider,
every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
- Martin Luther

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort,
should, when young, consider that he may one day become old,
and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.
- Joseph Addison

Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

I consider my mom and all my sisters my friends.
- Alexa Vega

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother,
for the homeland is our earthly mother.
I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in
this sublime and difficult moment.
- Pope John Paul II

Sharpen your pencil as you create the story of your life.
Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that,
seize the opportunity to sharpen those qualities
even more sharply by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I consider myself to have been the bridge between the
shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching.
Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds
was to shoot them and stuff them.
- Roger Tory Peterson

For much of the female half of the world,
food is the first signal of our inferiority.
It lets us know that our own families may consider
female bodies to be less deserving,
less needy, less valuable.
- Gloria Steinem

'Handsome' means many things to many people.
If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered -
and have my parents to thank for it.
Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking,
especially in this business.
- Richard Chamberlain

Taking on challenging projects is the way that one
grows and extends one's range as a writer,
one's technical command, so I consider the time well-spent.
- Donna Tartt

If you want to be a successful runner,
you have to consider everything.
It's no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed.
- Arthur Lydiard

Although I am basically self taught,
I consider Debussy my teacher -
the most important elements are colour,
light and shadow.
- Toru Takemitsu

I consider a poem to be a kind of experiment where
a number of elements are brought together under test
conditions to see how they will interact to create meaning or relevance.
- John Barton

But Racine's extraordinary powers as a writer become
still more obvious when we consider that besides being
a great poet he is also a great psychologist.
- Lytton Strachey

I don't consider myself a pessimist.
I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain.
And I feel soaked to the skin.
- Leonard Cohen

I just wait for something to present itself,
and then I consider it.
- Rene Auberjonois

I like to consider myself an actor who just happens to be Hispanic.
- Mario Lopez

Through clever and constant application of propaganda,
people can be made to see paradise as hell,
and also the other way round, to consider the most
wretched sort of life as paradise.
- Adolf Hitler

It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my
age he had already been dead for a year.
- Tom Lehrer

With regard to the moral and religious condition of the slaves,
I cannot, either from what I observe,
or from what is told me, consider it in any way gratifying.
- Frederick Law Olmsted

First and foremost, I consider myself a songwriter.
- Kenny Chesney

When I look at Social Security, I consider it the most
important social program in the United States,
arguably the most successful program in the world.
- James A. Leach

I don't consider myself a comic but a performer.
A comic tells bad jokes.
- Sandra Bernhard

Surely it is time for Jews, worried over the huge growth of Arabs in Israel,
to consider finishing the exchange of populations that began 35 years ago.
- Meir Kahane

In Europe, architects consider themselves artists.
They think they're special when they win a competition.
- Helmut Jahn


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