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A well-developed sense of humor
by William Arthur Ward

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Related topics: Inspirational Wisdom Best-Quotes

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.
If you can dream it, you can become it.
- William Arthur Ward

If you can dream it, you can become it.
- William Arthur Ward

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Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I will not forget you.
Love me and I may be forced to love you.
- William Arthur Ward

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't
always have to be their top priority.
- William Arthur Ward

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
- William Arthur Ward


 

This bright new year is given me
To live each day with zest
To daily grow and try to be
My highest and my best.
- William Arthur Ward

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness is a funny thing.
It warms the heart and cools the sting.
- William Arthur Ward

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it
is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
- William Arthur Ward

Happiness is an inside job.
- William Arthur Ward

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.
Have you used one to say "thank you?"
- William Arthur Ward

Wise are they who have learned these truths:
Trouble is temporary.
Time is tonic.
Tribulation is a test tube.
- William Arthur Ward

We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks,
and less from wise guys.
- William Arthur Ward

Opportunities are like sunrises.
If you wait too long, you miss them.
- William Arthur Ward

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day,
a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!
- William Arthur Ward

Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before;
we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
- William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
- William Arthur Ward

The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
- William Arthur Ward

When we seek to discover the best in others,
we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
- William Arthur Ward

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace;
to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
- William Arthur Ward

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -
not people; to focus your energies on answers -
not excuses.
- William Arthur Ward

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
- William Arthur Ward

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe,
a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
- William Arthur Ward

Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.
- William Arthur Ward

The more generous we are, the more joyous we become.
The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become.
The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become.
The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.
- William Arthur Ward

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

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

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

You are defined by your habits - choose well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well
can we be present with the darkness of others.
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep,
so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Holding-on does not have to be a desperate
teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have the will to be well, to be happy, and to live in joy.
- Ernest Holmes

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your point of view sets you up well in advance
for how you view the events as they unfold.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always aim at complete harmony
of thought and word and deed.
Always aim at purifying your thoughts
and everything will be well.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
- Henry David Thoreau

Manage through the uncertainties.
Practice appropriate actions and participate in healthy choices.
Value and celebrate the loyalty of the individuals around you:
celebrate their competencies and successes, as well as your own.
Build up your circle and reinforce it at every opportunity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed
are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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