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A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
( George Orwell )
There is no security in this life.
There is only opportunity.
( Douglas MacArthur )
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice.
It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
( Jeremy Kitson )
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.
And guess what they have planned for you?
( Jim Rohn )
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy that is translated through you.
And because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique.
( Martha Graham )
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
( Kahlil Gibran )
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
( Rumi )
True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
( Helen Keller )
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
( Malcolm Forbes )
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
( Donald A. Adams )
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
( Ralph Waldo Emerson )
The best career advice to give the young is, find out what you like doing best and get someone else to pay you for doing it.
( Katherine Whilehaen )
Time is the coin of your life.
It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.
Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
( Carl Sandburg )
From long familiarity, we know what honour is.
It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice.
It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly appreciated, on a side street.
( Mark Helprin )
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
( Dante Alighieri )
At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.
( Steve Maraboli )
The doubters said, “Man can not fly,”
The doers said, “Maybe, but we’ll try,”
And finally soared in the morning glow,
While non-believers watched from below.
( Bruce Lee )
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become.
And they pay for it very simply by the lives they lead.
( James Baldwin )
Maybe some things aren’t meant to be known.
Maybe they are just meant to be accepted.
( Wendy Mass )
We should speak only the good we know of others and encourage others to do the same.
I’m beginning to think that maybe it’s not just how much you love someone.
Maybe what matters is who you are when you’re with them.
( Anne Tyler )
Only those who can leave behind everything can hope to escape.
I can tell you I love you as many times as you can stand to hear it, but all it does is remind us that love is not enough.
Not even close.
( Mark Andrus )
We can all begin by being appreciative of who we are and what we have got.
When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.
The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.
( Fred Rogers )
There are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along.
People who will appreciate our compassion, our encouragement, who will need our unique talents.
Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give.
( Leo Buscaglia )
The weak and the powerless are blamed for economic ills and left to wither.
While those at the top are exonerated and grow richer.
A thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed.
( Henrik Ibsen )
The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.
( Voltaire )
Why do so many of us try so hard to fit in, when we were all born to stand out?
Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friends.
( John Lennon )
But men are so full of greed today, they’ll sell anything for a little piece of money.
( Little Richard )
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
( Jacques Yves Cousteau )
Greed has taken the whole universe, and nobody is worried about their soul.
( Little Richard )
I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money’s sake.
Once you have six houses and a plane, it’s just about a number.
It’s never been anything I understood.
( Kevin Bacon )
There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.
( Charles Kuralt )
The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons.
Greed, anger, and delusion.
( Bodhidharma )
We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity.
We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.
( Stephen Hawking )
It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
( Mwai Kibaki )
Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
( Erich Fromm )
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society.
If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
( P. J. O’Rourke )
In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs.
There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.
( Margaret J. Wheatley )
We all seem to be about aggression and greed.
It’s a massive pressure that affects us all.
( Eric Cantona )
Greed is so destructive.
It destroys everything.
( Eartha Kitt )
At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope.
( Stanislav Grof )
What I loathe is the multi-national conglomerates who must take responsibility for the degradation and pollution of so much of our landscape with their factory farming and greed.
( Fay Godwin )
Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.
( Janwillem Van de Wetering )
Each situation is a blossom to be picked with a curious spirit.
( Donna Quesada )
Success is getting what you want.
Happiness is wanting what you get.
( W.P. Kinsella )
I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.
( Abraham Lincoln )
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
( Confucius )
Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand.
( Hayley Williams )
If I told you I’ve worked hard to get where I’m at, I’d be lying, because I have no idea where I am right now.
( Jarod Kintz )
Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it.
( Steve Maraboli )
Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.
( Francis Chan )
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
( George Bernard Shaw )
When we have come to believe in the voices that call us worthless and unlovable, then success, popularity, and power are easily perceived as attractive solutions.
( Henri J.M. Nouwen )
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
( Booker T. Washington )
Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground.
Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.
( Wilferd Peterson )
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive.
To breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Then make that day count.
( Steve Maraboli )
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury.
To me these have always been contemptible.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.
( Albert Einstein )
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.
( Marianne Williamson )