Instead Quotes

Instead of gifting me a book called ...

Instead of gifting me a book called "How To Forgive", use that money to buy yourself a copy of "How To Say Sorry".
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β€œThat's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to...

β€œThat's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.” - John Green
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 31
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β€œIf you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

β€œIf you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 24
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"If you feel you need to amplify your authority by spotlighting...

"If you feel you need to amplify your authority by spotlighting your popularity, instead of sharing your knowledge and authenticity, it might be time for a shift in your messaging." - Loren Weisman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 11
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"They say humans are social animals, but I think you can live pr...

"They say humans are social animals, but I think you can live pretty well by yourself. I tell ya, instead of feeling alone in a group, it's better to have real solitude all by yourself" Faye Valentine
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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"We do have a lot in common. The same air, the same Earth, the ...

"We do have a lot in common. The same air, the same Earth, the same sky. Maybe if we started looking at what's the same instead of always looking at what's different, ...well, who knows?" - Meowth
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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β€œThat’s just the way it is. Change is i...

β€œThat’s just the way it is. Change is inevitable. Instead of resisting it, you’re better served simply going with the flow.”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it'...

"You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it's important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages." β€” Michelle Obama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 17
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"Instead of thinking about what you...

"Instead of thinking about what you’re missing, try thinking about what you have that everyone else is missing."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 02
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β€œThe reason most people fail instead of suc...

β€œThe reason most people fail instead of succeed is they trade what they want most for what they want at the moment.” - Napoleon Bonaparte
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 31
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"The scientists of today think deeply instead of ...

"The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane." β€” Nikola Tesla
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"Hollywood is a place where they ...

"Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation." β€” Walter Winchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 25
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Refuse to inherit dysfunction. ...

Refuse to inherit dysfunction. Learn new ways of living instead of repeating what you lived through.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 18
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β€œFocus on your potenti...

β€œFocus on your potential instead of your limitations β€œ - Alan Loy McGinnis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 31
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"Radical acceptance is to know that painful things are still going to happen, but how w...

"Radical acceptance is to know that painful things are still going to happen, but how we respond makes a difference. We don’t have to condone our current reality, but we have to accept it for what it is instead of staying stuck, wishing it were different." - Naomi Judd
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 14
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β€œThe more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that y...

β€œThe more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing. Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure....you are above everything distressing.”― Spinoza
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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We are supposed to use applia...

We are supposed to use appliances and love people, instead we use people and love appliances.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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β€œInstead of one-way interruption, personalized m...

β€œInstead of one-way interruption, personalized marketing is about delivering value at just the right moment that a user needs it.” – David Meerman Scott
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 14
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If you don't like your destiny, don't acc...

If you don't like your destiny, don't accept it. Instead have the courage to change it the way you want it to be (naruto uzumaki)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 26
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When you are searching for good things, you wi...

When you are searching for good things, you will almost never find them. If instead you search for the good in things, they will always find you.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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Instead of assigning yourself bel...

Instead of assigning yourself beliefs based on your label, assign yourself a label based on your beliefs.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 25
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β€œThis is the real secret to lifeβ€”to be completely eng...

β€œThis is the real secret to lifeβ€”to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 21
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I find it amusing that we're all pr...

I find it amusing that we're all pretending to be normal when we could be insanely interesting instead -Unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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"I've always believed that a lot of the trouble i...

"I've always believed that a lot of the trouble in the world would disappear if we were talking to each other instead of about each other." β€”Ronald Reagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 26
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"When you lose against an Aldokk. Instead of going home in a ca...

"When you lose against an Aldokk. Instead of going home in a casket, you don't go home at all, the Aldokk are never not hungry." ~ Anonymous, an unknown alien in the early days of the Twilight War
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 28
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"Humans just lead short, boring, insignificant lives, so they make up stories to feel like they...

"Humans just lead short, boring, insignificant lives, so they make up stories to feel like they're a part of something bigger. They want to blame all the world's problems on some single enemy they can fight, instead of a complex network of interrelated forces beyond anyone's control." - Pearl
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 30
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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The world would not be in such...

The world would not be in such a snarl; if Marx had been Groucho instead of Karl.....Irving Berlin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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β€œWe think, mistakenly, that success is the result...

β€œWe think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” β€”Arianna Huffington
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"There are people who, instead of listening to wh...

"There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves." β€” Albert Guinon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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"Let the light of your madness shine, and it will sudden...

"Let the light of your madness shine, and it will suddenly dawn on you. Madness is not to be despised and not to be feared, but instead you should give it life..." - Carl Jung
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 26
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"This is the real secret of life - to be completely en...

"This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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My mind and heart will always b...

My mind and heart will always be at war, so I fell in love with imagination instead. - Erin Van Vuren
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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A clean world seen through dirty ey...

A clean world seen through dirty eyes looks dirty. Instead of blaming the world, blame the eyes. ~InfiniteRadius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. In...

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." - Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlet
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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"Do not go where the path may lead...

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 26
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"Do not go where the path may lead,...

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"When I was a kid, I asked God for a bike, b...

"When I was a kid, I asked God for a bike, but I knew that's not how God works, so instead, I stole a bike and asked God for forgiveness".
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β€œInstead of wondering when your next va...

β€œInstead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.” ― Seth Godin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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Society, I could be lying to each and every person, and pretend I am not me, ...

Society, I could be lying to each and every person, and pretend I am not me, be someone they feel likely close to, then I am closer to them than to me – but I decide not to be the person they want me to be, but instead try to be me - D.G.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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Instead of worrying about what you cannot ...

Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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"When the world is seemingly burning around you, don't was...

"When the world is seemingly burning around you, don't waste your efforts on taming unquenchable flames. Instead, grab some marshmallows and make the most of everything." - M PRATT
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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Instead of worrying about what could go wrong, change your thoug...

Instead of worrying about what could go wrong, change your thoughts to what could go right. When you change the negative thought into a positive one, it eliminates the negative one. ― Roy T. Bennett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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"People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to ...

"People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to improve life instead of doing the simplest, easiest thing-refusing to participate in activities that make life bad." - Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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Instead of worrying about what yo...

Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. Roy T. Bennett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 31
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Confidence is not 'They will like m...

Confidence is not 'They will like me'. Confidence instead is "I willl be fine if they don't." - Christina Grimmie
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β€œI dream of a day where I walk down the street and...

β€œI dream of a day where I walk down the street and hear people talk about morality, sustainability and philosophy instead of the Kardashians.” -Keanu Reeves
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Instead of something I want, ...

Instead of something I want, can it be something I don't want? - Cole Series, The Sixth Sense
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"Who decides limits? And based on what? You said you worked hard? Well, maybe ...

"Who decides limits? And based on what? You said you worked hard? Well, maybe you need to work a little harder. Is that really the limit of your strength? Could the you of tomorrow beat you today? Instead of giving in, move forward.” ~Saitama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 18
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"Life is too short to focus o...

"Life is too short to focus on the things you hate, focus on what you love instead" PewDiePie
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 30
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Instead of committi...

Instead of committing suicide, people go to work. Thomas Bernhard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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No matter what the situation is, But neve...

No matter what the situation is, But never beg because it's better to sleep hungry instead of killing your reputation by begging.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 23
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β€œNever judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead...

β€œNever judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead, study the motives behind the words of the person casting the bad judgment.” ― Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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"He had noticed that events were cowards: they didn'...

"He had noticed that events were cowards: they didn't occur singly, but instead they would run in packs and leap out at him all at once." - Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 01
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If I don’t have a dollar for a brea...

If I don’t have a dollar for a bread today that doesn’t make me whore of tomorrow instead it makes me more Hungry
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"We waste time looking for the...

"We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love." --Tom Robbins
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 05
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I made a terrible mistake. I realized something, and instead of crushing the thought the moment it...

I made a terrible mistake. I realized something, and instead of crushing the thought the moment it came I... I let it hang on, and now I know it to be true. And I'm afraid it's stuck in my head forever. These are the best days of our lives. It's a terrible thing to know, but I know it.(Pirate Radio)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 03
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One should not seek greatness. Instead ...

One should not seek greatness. Instead they should lead when given no other choice and let greatness find them. - Jonathan C
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 05
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β€œWe are all different....

β€œWe are all different. Don’t judge, understand instead.” ― Roy T. Bennett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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β€œForget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't swe...

β€œForget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.” ― Steve Maraboli
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the l...

Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. ― Roy T. Bennett,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 29
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β€œMost people spend time trying to ...

β€œMost people spend time trying to be someone important, instead of doing something important.” - Darren Hardy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 27
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