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    Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.

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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

by Confucius Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.

To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.

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Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

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Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.

Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.

by John Dewey Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all read more

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.

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Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed read more

Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

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They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, read more

They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. read more

There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.

by Arnold Bennett Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Fear of success can also be tied into the idea that success means someone else's loss. Some people are unconsciously read more

Fear of success can also be tied into the idea that success means someone else's loss. Some people are unconsciously guilty because they believe their victories are coming at the expense of another.

by Joan C. Harvey Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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