Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. - Helen Keller
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles. - Zig Ziglar
If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable. - Donald Trump
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. - Thomas Merton
Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance. - Brian Tracy
I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president. - Jimmy Carter
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. - Euripides
One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed. - Maimonides
In today's society we sometimes forget to balance our hearts and our heads; this is the reason we stop laughing.
- Yakov Smirnoff
How seldom we weigh our neighbor in the same balance with ourselves.
- Thomas Kempis
Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward. - Maxwell Maltz
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from." - Marilyn vos Savant
If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony. - Xun Zi
The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection. - Irving Babbitt
The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?
- Dag Hammarskjold
We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living. - Davy Crockett
The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality.
- Irving Babbitt
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. - William Arthur Ward
I want my life to effect the balance to the positive. - Mira Sorvino
You need a balance in life between dealing with what's going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over.
- Nigella Lawson
It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
- Bryant H. McGill
Balance is key: I need to be successful in my career to feel fulfilled, be surrounded by people I care about to share it with, and have my health to be able to do the things I love to do! - Kiana Tom
I don't know if it's a sign of all the chaos that is happening out there or not, but I've lately craved the structure and order of classical music, the balance and symmetry.
- Helen Reddy
The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.
- Herbert Read
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.
- Alexis Arguello
The mandala describes balance. This is so whatever the pictorial form.
- Stephen Gardiner
The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you've lost it.
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