Category Archives: Quotations or Citations

By fear to be eccentric in opinion


“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion,
for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”
Bertrand Russell


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Bij angst om excentrisch te zijn in je opinie

Bertrand Russell 1907

Bertrand Russell 1907 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Reflection by the making of worries


“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you
if you realized how seldom they do.”
Eleanor Roosevelt


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Reflectie bij het maken van zorgen

Eleanor Roosevelt with Fala

Eleanor Roosevelt with Fala (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Reflection to gain strength, courage and confidence


“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror.
I can take the next thing that comes along.
‘ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Bedenking over verkrijgen van kracht, moed en vertrouwen

George T. Bye, Eleanor Roosevelt. Westbrook Pe...

George T. Bye, Eleanor Roosevelt. Westbrook Pegler, Deems Taylor, Quaker Lake, Pawling, New York (home of Lowell Thomas) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Bedenk: Niemand kan je minderwaardig doen voelen zonder jouw toestemming

Eleanor Roosevelt at 15

Eleanor Roosevelt at 15 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Imperfect and real or perfect articifical


Better imperfect and real, then made minikin.

Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Onvolmaakt en echt of gemaakt volmaakt

English: Artamia bernieri = Oriolia bernieri (...

English: Artamia bernieri = Oriolia bernieri (Bernier’s Vanga), imperfect plumage Français : Artamia bernieri = Oriolia bernieri (Oriolie de Bernier), plumage imparfait (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Not pushed by problems, but guided by dreams


Make sure you are not pushed by problems,
but you are guided by your dreams.


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Niet geduwd door problemen maar geleid door dromen

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Life that goes on


“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life:
it goes on.”
― Robert Frost


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Doorgaand leven

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Love, sleep and reality


“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep
because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
― Dr. Seuss


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Verliefdheid, slaap en werkelijkheid

Ted Geisel, American writer and cartoonist, at...

Ted Geisel, American writer and cartoonist, at work on a drawing of the grinch for “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Dancing, Loving, Singing and Living


“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Dansen, Liefheben, Zingen en leven

Nederlands: Negatief. Mannen dansen en zingen ...

Men dance and sing on the death ritual (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Be who you are


“Be who you are and say what you feel,
because those who mind don’t matter,
and those who matter don’t mind.”
― Bernard M. Baruch

Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Wees wie je bent

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