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17 phrases that will make you think about life

Last update: October 19, 2016

There are great thinkers who have managed to express their ideas and their lives in a wonderful way. The harmony emanating from their sentences coincides with our minds when they suddenly make us understand how we are feeling.

With this article we want to bring you some of these phrases that we find in the great legacy that some of the brightest minds of mankind have given us.

Let yourself be enchanted ...

“Love as you can, love who you can. Do not worry about the goal of your love. "
Amado Nervo (1870-1919). Mexican poet, novelist, and essayist.

Love is that immeasurable feeling that can do anything. The love for ourselves, the love for our parents, our children, our confidants, our partner or our friends, the love for nature or for life, the love for our work, for feeling useful and for the grains of sand World to be able to count. Any really healthy love we can think of will get us rolling and make us better people.

"Love is invisible and comes and goes where it wants without being accountable to anyone for what it has done."
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616). Spanish novelist, poem and playwright.

The great author of the Don Quixote de la Mancha smears honey on our lips and makes us wonder why we never ask love for an account. Probably because we all know about their merits and we know that the most wonderful feelings we know always revolve around them.

"You don't get to know true love through what you ask for, but through what you offer."
Jacinto Benavente (1866-1954). Spanish playwright.

This is a great truth that we often forget or confuse. True love is not selfish, love not only favors the good that is felt through it. Healthy and sincere love is free from intent.

“Maybe we are in this world to look for love, to find it and to lose it, again and again. With every love we are born again and every love that ends opens a new wound for us. I am full of proud scars. "
Isabel Allende (1942). Chilean writer.

It is always the same feeling that plays the main role in the film of our lives. When it comes to love, there is no failure because with every love we reinvent ourselves and grow.

"And in order to be completely, completely, absolutely in love, we have to be aware that one is also loved, that one breathes love too."
Mario Benedetti (1920-2009). Uruguayan author and poet.

It's not about being due to the other person, but about being due to yourself. Self-love is the engine of our relationship and our well-being.

"Sex is like memory, if you don't use it, it disappears."
Eduard Punset (1936). Spanish writer.

The ability to arouse ourselves and to experience pleasure with our body is essential for human wellbeing and satisfaction. We don't want to discuss whether or not it is necessary here, but if nature has given us this precious ability, why shouldn't we use it? Sex is wonderful.

"It is more important to unlearn most of the things we have been taught than to learn."
Eduard Punset (1936). Spanish writer.

We have made the mistake of thinking that what we have learned is forever without realizing that life is changing and that we are changing with it, and that we are constantly transforming ourselves in the process.

"Sometimes we can spend years without even living, and suddenly our whole life is concentrated in a single moment."
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). Irish writer, poet and playwright.

This happens because life changes in a moment and with it our perception that better times are coming. The best time we have is the present, because our life is like a journey whose destination we do not know.

"The best way to get rid of temptation is to give in to it."
Oscar Wilde (1854-1899). Irish writer, poet and playwright.

Temptation is the enemy of caution (or its excess). Falling into the arms of what we love and enjoying it is the only way to avoid the restlessness we would otherwise feel.

"Beauty does not see, it is only looked at."
Albert Einstein (1879-1955). German scientist.

Beauty knows that it is beautiful, but it cannot admire itself. Beauty was created to be enjoyed and looked at. Let's enjoy their existence!

"The weakness of posture turns into weakness of character."
Albert Einstein (1879-1955). German scientist.

When our intentions and motivations switch off, we also switch off our lights.

"You can do anything, but not every thing."
David Allen (1945). American consultant.

This is another way of expressing: "If you start a lot, you will get nowhere." We are not infinite, we need to set our goals and focus on them every step of the way. Trying to do all of this at once is the best guarantee of failure.

"Perfection is not achieved when nothing can be added, but when nothing can be taken away."
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944). French writer and pilot.

The author from whose pen we "The little Prince" know, brings us this teaching. Perfection is achieved when we carry our rucksack full of immeasurable values ​​of immaterial things.

“Laughing at your mistakes can make your life longer. Laughing at other people's mistakes can shorten it. "
Cullen Hightower (1923-2008). American politician.

In fact, people who mock or humiliate others are empty people who don't have much to contribute. Rather, let's immerse ourselves in the ability to understand each other and laugh at ourselves while respecting others from the start.

"To the man with only a hammer, whatever he finds will appear like a nail."
Abraham Maslow (1908-1970). American psychologist.

The lack of intentions and ambitions is dangerous because it limits us in our possibilities and our knowledge. The ideal is to achieve diversity.

“Pay attention to your thoughts because they turn into your words. Pay attention to your words as they will turn into your actions. Pay attention to your actions because they will turn into your habits. Pay attention to your habits as they will transform into your character. Look at your personality because it will turn into your destiny. "
Lao-Tse (ca.6th century BC). Chinese philosopher.

The caution and diligence in our relationships are very much sought-after goods. In order not to do anything that you may regret later, show respect for other people, as well as for yourself in your actions.

"The richest person is not the one who has the most, but the one who needs the least."
Unknown author.

Not needing anything means being complete or having attained the fullness of life. We don't need money knowing that we are rich in something that cannot be bought.

Today we wanted to share these sentences with you because they are full of wise teachings that can simplify our everyday lives. Their wonderful way of expressing daily feelings is the reason why these sentences have survived time to this day.

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