R  Quotes

Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present. --
Albert Camus

Real happiness is not dependent on external things. The pond is fed from
within. The kind of happiness that stays with you is the happiness that springs
from inward thoughts and emotions. You must cultivate your mind if you wish
to achieve enduring happiness. You must furnish your mind with interesting
thoughts and ideas. For an empty mind seeks pleasure as a substitute for
happiness. --William Lyons Phelps (paraphrased)

Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your
destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental conduct produces power for change in
your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life
as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of
thought is going. --Laurence J. Peter

Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your
past misfortunes, of which all men have some. --Charles Dickens

Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your
past misfortunes, of which all men have some. --Charles Dickens

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things
we did not do that is inconsolable. --Sydney J. Harris

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue
elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity. --Socrates

Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination. --Roy M.
Goodman

Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be
entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice. --Alexis de
Tocqueville

Remember that what you believe will depend very much on what you are. --
Noah Porter

Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please. --
Pythagoras

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand
things that won't work. --Thomas A. Edison

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices.
Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. --
Katherine Mansfield