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28 Mind Blowing Grenville Kleiser Quotes

Grenville Kleiser was a North American author and known best for his long list of inspirational books. Working as an instructor of Public Speaking in Yale University, here is a look at some of the most remarkable Grenville Kleiser quotes to know.

“A woman’s heart is much like the moon, always changing but always has a man in it.”

“A word to the wise isn’t as good as a word from the wise.”

“Be grateful for the joy of life. Be glad for the privilege of work. Be thankful for the opportunity to give and serve. Good work is the great character-builder, the sweetener of life, the maker of destiny.”

“But unless the idealist is brave and has the courage to face the truth, his idealism creates nothing. ”

“By the time you learn the rules of life, you’re too old to play the game.”

“Day by day your thoughts and acts are being inscribed in your book of life. Hour by hour, the record is being made that must stand for all time. ”

“Death is God’s way of telling you not to be such a wise guy.”

“Discreetly keep most of your radical opinions to yourself. When with people be a listener a large part of the time. Be considerate in every word and act, and resist the tendency to say clever things.”

“Do not let trifles disturb your tranquility of mind. Life is too precious to be sacrificed for the nonessential and transient. Ignore the inconsequential.”

“Every good thought you think is contributing its share to the ultimate result of your life.”

“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.”

“It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little will only accustom you to endure.”

“Keep a definite goal of achievement constantly in view. Realize that work well and worthily done makes life truly worth living.”

“Let the spirit of your work be right, and whether your task be great or small you will then have the satisfaction of knowing it is worth while.”

“Let your intentions be good – embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds – and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve.”

“Life is so great in its opportunities and possibilities, that you should rise confidently above the inevitable trifles incident to daily contact with the world. ”

“Make the most of today. Translate your good intentions into actual deeds.”

“Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort, will wonderfully tone up the mind and body.”

“Study words so that you can use them significantly, effectively, worthily.”

“The best evidence of your culture is the tone and temper of your conversation.”

“The good thoughts you send out to others will return to you multiplied.”

“The habit of being uniformly considerate towards others will bring increased happiness to you.”

“The world needs all the help you can give by way of cheerful, optimistic, inspiring thought and personal example.”

“There are many fine things which you mean to do some day, under what you think will be more favorable circumstances. But the only time that is yours is the present.”

“There is honor in labor. Work is the medicine of the soul. It is more: it is your very life, without which you would amount to little.”

“To every problem there is already a solution whether you know it or not.”

“Today a thousand doors of enterprise are open to you, inviting you to useful work. To live at this time is an inestimable privilege, and a sacred obligation devolves upon you to make right use of your opportunities. ”

“Your life is like a book. The title page is your name, the preface your introductions to the world. The pages are a daily record of your efforts, trials, pleasures, discouragements, and achievements.”

Here is a recording from Grenville Kleiser’s, ‘Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases as it was read by the members of LibriVox.

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