What makes us human is not our mind but our heart, not our ability to think but our ability to love.— Henri Nouwen
Pioneering Ability To Love quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Three things differentiate living from the soul verses living from the ego only: the ability to sense and learn new ways, the tenacity to ride a rough road, and the patience to learn deep love over time.
If you make it a habit not to blame others, you will feel the growth of the ability to love in your soul, and you will see the growth of goodness in your life.
In this universe we are given two gifts: the ability to love and the ability to question. Which are, at the same time, the fires that warm us and the fires that scorch us.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Someone once asked me what I regarded as the three most important requirements for happiness. My answer was: A feeling that you have been honest with yourself and those around you; a feeling that you have done the best you could both in your personal life and in your work; and the ability to love others.
Respect is not fear and awe; it...[is]the ability to see a person as he is, to be aware of his unique individuality. Respect, thus, implies the absence of exploitation. I want the loved person to grow and unfold for his own sake, and in his own ways, and not for the purpose of serving me.
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love.
The greatest thing we can possibly gain from this life is the ability to love, and to love greatly.
What are people searching for in life? God.
In the christian scriptures, it says 'Be still and know you are God.' What is this? You are peace, compassion, truth, Love, freedom. Real love- the ability to love yourself so much that you forgive everything and you are at peace with yourself like a mother loves a child, not trying to be someone.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
If you love all things, you will also attain the divine mystery that is in all things. For then your ability to perceive the truth will grow every day, and your mind will open itself to an all-embracing love
Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don't have the ability to be lovable.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Love has an immense ability to help heal the devastating wounds that life sometimes deals us. Love also enhances our sense of connection to the larger world. Loving responsiveness is the foundation of a truly compassionate, civilized society.
Happiness is in your ability to love others.
The only way to deep happiness is to do something you love to the best of your ability
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
The acid test of our love for God is obedience to His Word.
The greatest ability is dependability. The test of your character is what it takes to stop you. Trust God as if it all depends upon Him, and work as if it all depends upon you.
What protects you in this world from sadness and from the loss of an ability to do something? ... Work and love.
In my opinion, the ability to love another person is one of God's greatest gifts, and I thank God every day for enabling me to give and share love with the people in my life.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Compassion, caring, teaching, loving, and sharing your gifts, talents, and abilities are the gateways to power.
Two hallmarks of a healthy life are the abilities to love and to work. Each requires imagination.
There is no one perfect way to be a good mother.
.. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children... What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply and, in keeping with the devotion she has for God and her husband, prioritizes them above all else.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
I prefer to learn everything through music.
If you want divinity, the music in every human being and their love for music is pretty much it. It's the big indication of their spirituality and their ability to love and make love, or feel pain or joy, and really manifest it, really be real.
Everyone who lives long enough to love deeply will experience great losses.
Don't let fear of loss, or the losses themselves, take away your ability to enjoy the wonderful life that is yours.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
The true spiritual secret is this: what you seek, you already are.
True success is discovering your inner divinity~ it's the ability to love and have compassion, trust your intuition, and awaken to your unlimited creative nature.
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Heavenly Father hears your prayers, He loves you.
He knows your name. He loves you beyond your ability to comprehend.
Paradoxically, the ability to be alone is the condition for the ability to love.
The solution for mankind is of a spiritual nature.
It is not a political or religious solution. It's the ability to love each other. That's the only solution I see.
The boundaries between you and not-you — what lies beyond your skin — relax and become more permeable. While infused with love you see fewer distinctions between you and others. Indeed, your ability to see others — really see them, wholeheartedly — springs open.
You have got to love what you're doing.
No matter what it is. Whatever you undertake in life, if you don't love it, and you don't enjoy it, you are making a big mistake. You have got to love what you are doing. You have to appreciate what you are getting, and you have to do it to the best of your ability.