H. Jackson Brown Jr. Quotes

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.”
― H. Jackson Brown

 

 

 

“I’ve learned… . That being kind is more important than being right.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Never forget the nine most important words of any family-

I love you.
You are beautiful.
Please forgive me.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

“Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen everyday.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

 

“I’ve learned that you know your husband still loves you when there are two brownies left and he takes the smaller one.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Be tough minded but tenderhearted.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.”
― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

 

 

“Marry the right person. This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

 

“Life is slippery. We all need a loving hand to hold onto.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“#1425: When you really like someone, tell them. Sometimes you only get one chance.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get.”
― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

 

 

“If you kiss someone on the back of the neck, it spreads.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eyes”
― H. Jackson Brown

 

 

 

“Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon”
― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

 

 

“You cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up up them.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Never deprive someone of hope it may be all they have ”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

“Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter how your husband squeezes the toothpaste, the important thing is how he squeezes you.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.”
― H. Jackson Brown

 

 

 

 

“When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

 

“Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Tape record your parents’ laughter”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Loosen up. Relax. Except for rare life-and-death matters, nothing is as important as it first seems.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.”
― H. Jackson Brown

 

 

 

“Live and learn and pass it on.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Watch the sunrise at least once a year, put a lot of marshmallows in your hot chocolate, lie on your back and look at the stars, never buy a coffee table you can’t put your feet on, never pass up a chance to jump on a trampoline, don’t overlook life’s small joys while searching for the big ones.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“If you’re doing your best, you won’t have time to worry about failure.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Commit yourself to constant improvement. Commit yourself to quality. Be persistent, persistent, persistent…and have a grateful heart!”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Wear audacious underwear under the most solemn business attire.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Judge your success by the degree that you’re enjoying peace, health, and love.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

“Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

 

 

“Seek opportunity, not security. A boat in the harbor is safe, but in time its bottom will rot out.”
― H. Jackson Brown

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