Hannah Whitall Smith

1833 - 1911

A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on mind and wants

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Keep your mind on the things you want and off the things you
don't want.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

Source: My diary

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on advice, giving, indifference, people, persistence, secrets, and trying

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on failure

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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on curiosity, ideas, and work

An idea is a curious thing. It will not work unless you do.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on change and dogs

Unless you're lead dog, the scenery never changes.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith

You can't get to second base keeping one foot on first.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on courage

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You will never be able to discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on people

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We were made to be human beings here, and when people try to be anything else, they generally get into some sort of scrapes.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

Source: Philadelphia Quaker by Logan Pearsall Smith

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith on people and wonder

There are people who make things happen, and there are those who watch things happen. And there are those who wonder what happened.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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A Quote by Hannah Whitall Smith

Be not afraid of rowing slowly. Be afraid of standing still.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1833 - 1911)

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