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Struggle is highly overrated.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Winning is overrated.
The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.
- Al McGuire

Success and failure are greatly overrated.
But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.
- Hildegard Knef

Hard work is damn near as overrated as monogamy.
- Huey Long

 

I would have ten children.
I think they are the most fascinating,
and it's the only thing in the world that hasn't been overrated.
- Deidre Hall

I question the value of stars.
I think they're overrated.
They get too much money, too much praise.
- Elia Kazan

I have great expectations for the future,
because the past was highly overrated.
- Sylvester Stallone

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I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television.
- Donald Trump

We tournament golfers are much overrated.
We get paid to much.
- Tom Watson

The truth is overrated.
- Paul Westerberg

Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Balance is overrated.
- Thomas Leonard

I just think Rosa Parks was overrated.
Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law.
- Stephen Colbert

I think high self-esteem is overrated.
A little low self-esteem is actually quite good.
Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little harder.
- Jay Leno

Professional competitions are overrated.
- Oksana Baiul

I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated.
Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
- William H. Macy

Pete Townshend used to crash chords and let the guitar feed back.
He's overrated.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Churchill was one of the few men I have met who even
in the flesh give me the impression of genius.
George Bernard Shaw is another.
It is amusing to know that each thinks the other is overrated.
- David Low

As a social good, I think privacy is greatly overrated
because privacy basically means concealment.
People conceal things in order to fool other people about them.
They want to appear healthier than they are,
smarter, more honest and so forth.
- Richard Posner

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

To govern mankind, one must not overrate them.
- Lord Chesterfield

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

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

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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.
- Lao Tzu

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

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

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

For it was not into my ear you whispered,
but into my heart.
It was not my lips you kissed,
but my soul.
- Judy Garland


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