August One-liners

New one-liners for August 2019.

It’s the first of the month, which means there’s time to add some more one-liners to the ever-growing collection.

  • “It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.” - Goethe
  • “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” - Henry David Thoreau
  • Nobody ever ruined their eyesight by looking at the bright side of something.
  • Nothing is ever a total loss; it can always serve as a bad example.
  • “Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.” - Michel de Montaigne
  • One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it.
  • “Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.” - Lily Tomlin
  • Seeing is believing.  You wouldn’t have seen it if you hadn’t believed it.
  • “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” - Seneca
  • “The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.” - Lao Tsu
  • The questions remain the same.  The answers are eternally variable.
  • “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” - Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.” - Lao Tsu
  • “Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.” - J. Winter Smith
  • You may be marching to the beat of a different drummer, but you’re still in the parade.


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