Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.— Buddha
Tempting Being Single quotations
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us
We cannot free ourselves unless we move forward united in a single desire.
We all have inner demons to fight, we call these demons, fear and hatred and anger. If you do not conquer them then a life of one hundred years is a tragedy. If you do, then a life of a single day can be a triumph.
Self-actualizing people have a deep feeling of identification, sympathy, and affection for human beings in general. They feel kinship and connection, as if all people were members of a single family.
Women need a reason to have sex, men just need a place.
Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.
What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.
Anyone can achieve their fullest potential, who we are might be predetermined, but the path we follow is always of our own choosing. We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny. Your destiny can't be changed but, it can be challenged. Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
A team is not made up of isolated individuals.
Always stay in the game. Don't be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit.
You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.
I read when I get up in the morning, when I can during the day and every single evening. Most of my weekends are spent reading great books. Books are my constant companions. If you eat three times a day you'll be fed. But if you read three times a day you'll be wise.
Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty.
If the Earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. God is at work in you!
My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude.
Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace.
If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Each moment is just what it is. It might be the only moment of our life; it might be the only strawberry we'll ever eat. We could get depressed about it, or we could finally appreciate it and delight in the preciousness of every single moment of our life.
By May, 1st, 1937, there should not be one single church left within the borders of Soviet Russia, and the idea of God will have been banished from the Soviet Union as a remnant of the Middle Ages, which has been used for the purpose of oppressing the working classes.
Divide the world into regional groups as a transitional stage to world government. Populations will more readily abandon their national loyalty to a vague regional loyalty than they will for a world authority. Later the regions can be brought together all the way into a single world dictatorship.
Success isn't owned - it's leased. And rent is due every day. Every single day, someone's coming for your job. Someone's coming for your greatness. If you're the greatest, someone wants to be the greatest, and so if you're not constantly improving your game, somebody else is.
You can't run a government from one single person.
What instead matters is that leadership be about gathering around extraordinary individuals and getting the best out of them.
Being single doesn't mean your weak. It means your strong enough to wait for what you deserve.
I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice.
.. I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.
A good roommate may be the single most important thing to have when one is away at school.
Doing a kindness produces the single most reliable momentary increase in well-being of any exercise we have tested.
I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
A single Mass offered for oneself during life may be worth more than a thousand celebrated for the same intention after death.
To be the first to enter the cosmos, to engage, single-handed, in an unprecedented duel with nature-could one dream of anything more?