quote by Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.

— Aldous Huxley

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I learned that everybody is not your friend.

You have to watch who you associate with and surround yourself with positive things and people who want to do something positive.

As long as judges tinker with the Constitution to 'do what the people want,' instead of what the document actually commands, politicians who pick and confirm new federal judges will naturally want only those who agree with them politically.

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn't affect me and they're respectful with it, I don't care what they do. Because I'm not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental?

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.

When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know what to do and how to do it.

The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it's so great, because for a little bit I'm out of my brain, and it's got nothing to do with me.

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.

Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.

Success doesn't come from pie-in-the-sky thinking.

It's the result of consciously doing something each day that will add to your overall excellence.

We must give up the silly idea of folding our hands and waiting on God to do everything for us. If God had intended for that, then he would not have given us a mind. Whatever you want in life, you must make up your mind to do it for yourself.

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.

Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds

Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.

We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you’ll be criticized anyway.

Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake.

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.

A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.

Do you want to have an easy life? Then always stay with the herd and lose yourself in the herd.

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it's what you are expected to give -- which is everything.

Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.

A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.

You will never do anything in this world without courage.

It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

If it's flipping hamburgers at McDonald's, be the best hamburger flipper in the world. Whatever it is you do you have to master your craft.