Priorities

Whose Got Their Prioritis Right

“Hack away at the inessentials.” ~Bruce Lee

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” ~Stephen R. Covey

    “Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.”       ~Marcus Aurelius

“Physics isn’t the most important thing. Love is.” ~Richard P. Feynman (Nobel Prize-winning pioneer in theoretical physics)

“When someone you love makes compassion, kindness, forgiveness, respect and God an option, you can be sure they have made you an option, as well.” ~Shannon L. Alder

  “Sacrifice is the giving of self so that I don’t die in the service of self.”   ~Craig D. Lounsbrough

“You write your life story by the choices you make.” ~Helen Mirren

Gina: “But I didn’t know I was making a choice.” Rhema: “It doesn’t matter. You’re always making choices, even when you don’t know you are. In fact, those are the ones that count the most.” ~from The Wishing Map

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”

~Matthew 6:21

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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17 Responses to Priorities

  1. IanC555 says:

    Those are all fantastic inspirations!! The last, though…that one is particularly helpful…and very wise. Thanks so much!!

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  2. All true! I may print these quotes out. They are what my daughter used to call “fridge-worthy.” 😉

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  3. GodGirl says:

    Such truth here!

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  4. Before my time as a volunteer and now while working part time to help people who are homeless or very poor…. without these experiences I would be totally wrapped up in self-centeredness, miserable, decaying, and worthless to society.

    Sacrifice is the giving of self so that I don’t die in the service of self.”

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  5. Susan Taylor Brand says:

    Hi Mitch! I like that one from Helen Mirren. I was reading Aristotle’s poetics in preparation for a post on my classical ed blog, and was much struck by his explanation that character is born in to us, but actions are a person’s choice and will define whether you are happy or not. I found that very positive. Great list of quotes for the day! Thanks.

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  6. Excellent quotes that make us think! Thank you!

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  7. E says:

    So simple and yet…it’s so easy to get lost.

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  8. numrhood says:

    matthew 6:46 verily i say unto thee
    everlasting life

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  9. Love these. All presented by true scholars. This is one that we should revisit or copy and paste for the future.

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  10. Gritty Momma says:

    Alyosia is definitely channeling my husband. Wise girl. 🙂

    (Hi, btw! Thanks for your recent bits of encouragement on my blog. I appreciate it, despite being out of commission for about a year.)

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