quote by Jim Rohn

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.

— Jim Rohn

Vibrant Follies quotations

Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly.

To overcome the intelligent by folly is contrary to the natural order of things;

to overcome the foolish by intelligence is in accord with the natural order. To overcome the intelligent by intelligence, however, is a matter of opportunity.

And so, being young and dipt in folly, I fell in love with melancholy.

Our countrymen have all the folly of the ass and all the passiveness of the sheep.

Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.

The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.

Keep alive within you and bring under wise control that courage which makes you long to undertake great works, which others might consider it folly to attempt.

We cannot rely on ourselves, for we have learned by bitter experience the folly of self-confidence. We are compelled to look to the Lord alone. Blessed is the wind that drives the ship into the harbor. Blessed is the distress that forces us to rest in our God.

True wisdom is less presuming than folly.

The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.

How many of us have been attracted to reason;

first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism.

How many of us have been attracted to reason;

first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism.

How many of us have been first attracted to reason, first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism from Rochefoucauld or La Bruyere.

Liberty is to faction, what air is to fire, an aliment without which it instantly expires. But it could not be a less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential to animal life, because it imparts to fire its destructive agency.

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.

We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

The wisest among my race understand that agitations of social equality is the extremist folly, and that progress in the enjoyment of all privileges that will come to us must be the result of severe and constant struggle rather than of artificial forcing.

In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.

' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.

Come, let us give a little time to folly.

.. and even in a melancholy day let us find time for an hour of pleasure.

Genius creates, and taste preserves.

My life is like a memento mori painting from European art: there is always a grinning skull at my side to remind me of the folly of human ambition.

There are three kinds of fools in this world, fools proper, educated fools and rich fools. The world persists because of the folly of these fools.

To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for, the thing before which every ambition of man is folly and all lower achievement vain.

It would be folly to argue that the people cannot make political mistakes.

They can and do make grave mistakes. They know it, they pay the penalty, but compared with the mistakes which have been made by every kind of autocracy they are unimportant.

Remember that the Tarot is a great and sacred arcanum - its abuse is an obscenity in the inner and a folly in the outer. It is intended for quite other purposes than to determine when the tall dark man will meet the fair rich widow.

A fool cannot be protected from his folly.

If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.

War is mankind's most tragic and stupid folly;

to seek or advise its deliberate provocation is a black crime against all men. Though you follow the trade of the warrior, you do so in the spirit of Washington - not of Genghis Khan. For Americans, only threat to our way of life justifies resort to conflict.

Someday, I have no doubt, the dead from today's wars will be seen with a similar sense of sorrow at needless loss and folly as those millions of men who lie in the cemeteries of France and Belgium - and tens of millions of Americans will feel a similar revulsion for the politicians and generals who were so spendthrift with others' lives.

There is perhaps no better a demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world.

Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God.

You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.

Bipartisanship on behalf of an imprudent policy can be folly, just as partisanship on behalf of a just cause can be wise. What is clear is that politics will not stop at the water's edge simply because presidents plead for it. American foreign policy will return to the tradition of Truman and Vandenberg only when the American public demands it.

Where there is emulation, there will be vanity; where there is vanity, there will be folly.

But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.

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