The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Exciting Well Being quotations
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.
For when I am powerless, it is then that I am strong.
Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get the lesson.
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.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Education develops the intellect; and the intellect distinguishes man from other creatures. It is education that enables man to harness nature and utilize her resources for the well-being and improvement of his life
I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than a life of "what ifs".
I am involved in the land of a leonine and brave people, where every foot of the ground is like a well of steel, confronting my soldier. You have brought only one son into the world, but everyone in this land can be called an Alexander.
Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.
We need to have music that contributes to the well-being of the spirit.
Music that cradles people's lives and makes things a little easier. That's what I try to do, and what I want to do. You don't want to close the door on hope.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die.
As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
Architecture is really about well-being.
I think that people want to feel good in a space ... On the one hand it's about shelter, but it's also about pleasure.
The Bible is very easy to understand.
But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.
What maters most is how well you walk through the fire.
I can feel guilty about the past, Apprehensive about the future,but only in the present can I act.The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.
If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.
Go forward bravely. Fear nothing. Trust in God; all will be well.
When "i" is replaced by "we", even "illness" becomes "wellness".
Only those who have learned well to be earnestly dissatisfied with themselves, and to be confounded with shame at their wretchedness truly understand the Christian gospel.
Peace and Blessings manifest with every lesson learned.
If your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned.
I have this disease-like need to try to create something new.
When you're kind of being chased, and everything you do goes so well, you develop this sickness and a sense of need to constantly do something different.
Happiness is not a goal... it's a by-product of a life well lived.
Just as food causes chronic disease, it can be the most powerful cure
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.
Understand well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand.
I have no illusions about being a genius musician.
I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I've learned my lessons well. I'd like to keep the flame burning.
Preserve your memories, keep them well, what you forget you can never retell.
I've been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant.
Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life, your inner feelings? Lots of things touch me and I don’t want to be indiscreet.
Sail the main course in a simple sturdy craft.
Keep her well stocked with short stories and long laughs. Go fast enough to get there but slow enough to see. Moderation seems to be the key.
The less versatile you are, the better you have to be at what you do well.
What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.
The earth is rude, silent, incomprehensible at first;
Be not discouraged - keep on - there are divine things, well envelop'd; I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell.
Dare to love and to be a real friend.
The love you give and receive is a reality that will lead you closer and closer to God as well as those whom God has given you to love.
Thoughts are like arrows: once released, they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim.
Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.
My grandmother was an English teacher for a while.
And she stressed to me the importance of reading, being able to articulate well.
This is something everyone knows: A well-used city street is apt to be a safe street. A deserted city street is apt to be unsafe.
I accept that today may be imperfect.
.. I accept that I may be as well. What I don't accept is that imperfection should be the crutch I use to excuse myself from participating in joy.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
The acquirement and enjoyment of physical well-being, mental calm and spiritual peace are priceless to their possessors.