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Quotes about Parachutes

Let these Parachutes quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

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Take our own company as an example: We're living proof,
we jump with our own parachutes.
- Jim Barksdale

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers,
but we had the feel of the parachutes,
so we could be more realistic in the roles.
- Ken Curtis

Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.
- Benny Hill

 

Life is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute -
only the last couple seconds are fatal,
but most people are scared to death the whole way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life ... is like a parachute jump:
you have to get it right the first time.
- Margaret Mead

I certainly remember building model rockets.
It was fun to watch the rocket blast into the air,
suspenseful to wonder if the parachute would open to
bring the rocket safely back.
- Eric Allin Cornell


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To tell her that I joined the parachute club was too hard for me.
I didn't want to trouble her; besides,
I was not completely sure about the success of my new adventure.
- Valentina Tereshkova

I did not just fall in love.
I made a parachute jump.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I got quite bored when I was hanging in the air.
I want to do it without a parachute next.
- Rhona Mitra

Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump:
you have to get it right the first time.
- Margaret Mead

I have woven a parachute out of everything broken.
- William Stafford

Coming down under a parachute is quite different as well.
You hit the ground pretty hard, but all the systems
work very well to keep it from hurting,
so it doesn't even hurt when you hit.
It was a great experience to be able to do both.
- Leroy Chiao

The pressure suit helps if something goes wrong during launch or re-entry -
astronauts have a way to parachute off the shuttle.
The suits protect you from loss of pressure in case of emergency.
- Sally Ride

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a sum of all your choices.
- Albert Camus

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey


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