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Letter "B" » balanced
«If one knows only what one is told, one does not know enough to be able to arrive at a well-balanced decision.»
«For long you live and high you fly But only if you ride the tide And balanced on the biggest wave You race towards an early grave.»
«Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.»
«A life based on reason will always require to be balanced by an occasional bout of violent and irrational emotion, for instinctual drives must be satisfied»
«Food is an important part of a balanced diet.»
«Cultivated men and women who do not skim the cream of life, and are attached to the duties, yet escape the harder blows, make acute and balanced observers»
«A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.»
«Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.»
«Everyone wants happiness; nobody wants to suffer. Many problems around us are a mental projection of certain negative or unpleasant things. If we analyze our own mental attitude, we may find it quite unbearable. Therefore, a well-balanced mind is very useful and we should try and have a stable mental state.»
«As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole--the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration. We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.»
Author: Stephen R. Covey
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