The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Captivate Being Different quotations
Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.
If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.
My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
My body is very different from most of the dancers I dance with.
My hair is different than most I dance with. But I didn't let that stop me. Black girls rock and can be ballerinas.
Truth is one, though the sages know it as many .
God is one, though different religions approach Him differently Call Him Shiva, Vishnu, Allah, Jesus or any other form of God that you believe in . Our paths may be different. Our destination is the same.
Try to understand what I am saying: everything is dependent on everything else, everything is connected, nothing is separate. Therefore everything is going in the only way it can go. If people were different everything would be different. They are what they are, so everything is as it is.
Democracy is necessarily despotism, as it establishes an executive power contrary to the general will; all being able to decide against one whose opinion may differ, the will of all is therefore not that of all: which is contradictory and opposite to liberty.
It does not matter what your personal deficiency, or whether it be a hundred and one different things, God has always one sufficient answer, His Son Jesus Christ, and he is the answer to every need.
Strategy is about setting yourself apart from the competition.
It's not a matter of being better at what you do - it's a matter of being different at what you do.
I have this disease-like need to try to create something new.
When you're kind of being chased, and everything you do goes so well, you develop this sickness and a sense of need to constantly do something different.
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
The formula for success is every guy can make a difference for the entire team in whatever his role is. And to do it right, to get it right, is a critical factor in being successful.
My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.
In today's society, looking good and feeling good often trumps doing good and being good. And some people don't know the difference anymore.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
There is a mighty lot of difference between saying prayers and praying.
We are the same. There is no difference anywhere in the world. People are people. They laugh, cry, feel, and love, and music seems to be the commons denomination that brings us all together. Music cuts through all boundaries and goes right to the soul.
All religions are true. God can be reached by different religions. Many rivers flow by many ways but they fall into the sea. They all are one.
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.
My message to women: Do what makes you feel good, because there'll always be someone who thinks you should do it differently. Whether your choices are hits or misses, at least they're your own.
...if you are not like everybody else, then you are abnormal, if you are abnormal , then you are sick. These three categories, not being like everybody else, not being normal and being sick are in fact very different but have been reduced to the same thing
Unhappiness does not come from the way things are, but from the difference between how things are and how we think they should be
I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.
Never be afraid to be a poppy in a field of daffodils.
Life is not what it's supposed to be.
It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart certain wishes and plans, and in my heart he put other and different desires. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.
We can speak and think only of what exists.
And what exists is uncreated and imperishable for it is whole and unchanging and complete. It was not or nor shall be different since it is now, all at once, one and continuous.
The Republican and Democratic parties, or, to be more exact, the Republican-Democratic party, represent the capitalist class in the class struggle. They are the political wings of the capitalist system and such differences as arise between them relate to spoils and not to principles.
There is a thing about beauty. Beauty is always associated with the male fantasy of what the female body is. I don’t think there is anything wrong with beauty. It’s just what women think is beautiful can be different. And there can be a beauty in individualism. If there is a wart or a scar, this can be beautiful, in a sense, when you paint it.
For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.
Competitive strategy is about being different.
It means deliberately choosing a different set of activities to deliver a unique mix of value.
If we continue to think and live as if we belong only to different cultures and different religions, with separate missions and goals, we will always be in self-defeating competition with each other. Once we realize we are all members of humanity, we will want to compete in the spirit of love.
We ought not to be embarrassed of appreciating the truth and of obtaining it wherever it comes from, even if it comes from races distant and nations different from us. Nothing should be dearer to the seeker of truth than the truth itself, and there is no deterioration of the truth, nor belittling either of one who speaks it or conveys it