History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.— Haile Selassie
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What did you expect? 'Welcome, sonny?' 'Make yourself at home?' 'Marry my daughter?' You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know . . . morons.
All Birds find shelter during a rain.
But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!!!
A lot of people like to fool you and say that you're not smart if you never went to college, but common sense rules over everything. That's what I learned from selling crack.
The most common form of despair is not being who you are.
All my weak days have a common cause - I have neglected communion with God through my neglect of the Scriptures & prayer. When will I learn?
If you want to destroy any nation without war, make adultery or nudity common in the young generation
Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big.
Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you cant fake. Im not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense.
God is not looking for men of great faith, He is looking for common men to trust His great faithfulness.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
There is a longing among all people and creatures to have a sense of purpose and worth. To satisfy that common longing in all of us we must respect each other.
Uncommon thinkers reuse what common thinkers refuse
Make men work together, show them that beyond their differences and geographical boundaries there lies a common interest.
In every physical action, unless it is purely mechanical, there is concealed some inner action, some feelings. This is how the two levels of life in a part are created, the inner and the outer. They are intertwined. A common purpose brings them together and reinforces the unbreakable bond.
Outdoors we are confronted everywhere with wonders;
we see that the miraculous is not extraordinary, but the common mode of existence. It is our daily bread.
If one is determined to die for the truth, even a common man can create history.
Students do not need to be labeled or measured any more than they are.
They don't need more Federal funds, grants, and gimmicks. What they need from us is common sense, dedication, and bright, energetic teachers who believe that all children are achievers and who take personally the failure of any one child.
The happiness promised us in Christ does not consist in outward advantages-such as leading a joyous and peaceful life, having rich possessions, being safe from all harm, and abounding with delights such as the flesh commonly longs after. No, our happiness belongs to the heavenly life!
It is a tragedy that we live in a world where physical courage is so common, and moral courage is so rare.
Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights.
Social distinctions can be based only on the common utility.
Real prayer is communion with God, so that there will be common thoughts between His mind and ours. What is needed is for Him to fill our hearts with His thoughts, and then His desires will become our desires flowing back to Him.
Stupidity is what we all have in common as human beings, but some people insist that improving it is their entitlement.
It is commonly believed that anyone who tabulates numbers is a statistician.
This is like believing that anyone who owns a scalpel is a surgeon.
What does a mama bear on the pill have in common with the World Series? No cubs.
The creator of the heavens obeys a carpenter;
the God of eternal glory listens to a poor virgin. Has anyone ever witnessed anything comparable to this? Let the philosopher no longer disdain from listening to the common laborer; the wise, to the simple; the educated, to the illiterate; a child of a prince, to a peasant.
A good local pub has much in common with a church, except that a pub is warmer, and there's more conversation.
In the history of the human race, those periods which later appeared as great have been the periods when the men and the women belonging to them had transcended the differences that divided them and had recognized in their membership in the human race a common bond.
It is learning how to stand alone, unpopular and sometimes reviled, and how to make common cause with those other identified as outside the structures, in order to define and seek a world in which we can all flourish. It is learning how to take our differences and make the strengths. For the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
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.
My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.
It became easy for me to detach myself from the course of life, so that while my hands and mind were engaged in the common affairs of every day, my spirit maintained its attitude of communion with God.
For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
Genius and madness have something in common: both live in a world that is different from that which exists for everyone else.
Joining a band of brothers together, a group with one common interest or mission, whether as a company, a team, or a motorcycle club, requires not only a commitment to loyalty but an understanding of self-preservati on as well.
One of the most common ways to overcome resistance to change is to educate people about it beforehand. Communication of ideas helps people see the need for and the logic of a change. The education process can involve one-on-one discussions, presentations to groups, or memos and reports.