quote by Harvey Mackay

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.

— Harvey Mackay

Perspective Proverb quotations

Proverb quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

There is that great proverb — that until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.

If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.

If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.

Proverb quote Own who you are.

Own who you are.

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We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own.

The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb Onye ji onye n'ani ji onwe ya: 'He who will hold another down in the mud must stay in the mud to keep him down.'

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Wisdom and peace come when you start living the life the creator intended for you.

Proverb quote A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.

If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.

The whole moon and the entire sky are reflected in one dewdrop on the grass.

The Proverbs 31 woman is not the model of a perfect woman.

She is the model of a committed woman under God.

Proverb quote Words are free. It's how you use them, that may cost you.

Words are free. It's how you use them, that may cost you.

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A KEY TO BEGIN FORGIVING: Become soft and tender with the person.

The first step is to become soft in your mind and spirit. Lower your voice and relax your facial expressions. This reflects honor and humility; and as Proverbs 15:1 suggests, "A gentle answer turns away anger."

If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

Proverb quote The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. Proverbs 12:15

Some friends play at friendship, but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin. Proverbs 18:24

All good things must come to an end.

Proverb quote Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something eve

Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.

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Don't judge a book by its cover 'til you've read the book.

A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness

I do not know what 'moss' stands for in the proverb , but if it stood for useful knowledge... I gathered more moss by rolling than I ever did at school.

Proverb quote Skill is better than strength.

Skill is better than strength.

Whatever we focus our attention on is what will dominate our thoughts (Proverbs 23:7). If our thoughts are dominated by the things of this world then we are going to get worldly results in our lives. We need to focus on God to get godly results.

Don't judge a book by its cover

Let your mind wander in the pure and simple.

Be one with the infinite. Let all things take their course.

Proverb quote Those who tell the stories rule the world

Those who tell the stories rule the world

Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.

Times change, and we change with them.

According to the ancient Chinese proverb, A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin.

May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, angels protect you and heaven accept you

Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time.

He who laughs last, laughs best.

Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time.

There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes 'Raise the sail with your stronger hand,' meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do.

I have known lots of millionaires who were not happy men;

they had not got all they wanted and therefore had failed to find success in life. A Singalese proverb says: "He who is happy is rich, but it does not follow that he who is rich is happy." The really rich man is the man who has fewest wants.

There is an Indian proverb that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emtional, and a spiritual . Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.

Faced with what seems like an impossible task, a group of folks will do well to remember the African proverb: When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.

The early bird catches the worm.

Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space?

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