quote by Jane Jacobs

Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.

— Jane Jacobs

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Creating something quote Balance is not something you find. It's something you create.

Balance is not something you find. It's something you create.

Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.

Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.

Creating something quote To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on th

To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.

I plunged into the job of creating something from nothing.

... Though I hadn't a penny left, I considered cash money as the smallest part of my resources. I had faith in a living God, faith in myself, and a desire to serve.

Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything.

... It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus.

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.

Creating something quote Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to

Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to make something simple.

You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.

By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it.

The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.

Creating something quote Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space i

Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge

I've gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating.

When that flow is going, it's almost like a high. You don't want it to stop. You don't want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.

Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.

A creative person has to create. It doesn't really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on.

Creating something quote Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space i

Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.

God has put something noble and good into every heart his hand has created.

So while living on earth we must always remember to learn from yesterday, live for today, and hope for tomorrow because time will only show what has mattered throughout our journey.

To understand what I am saying, you have to believe that dance is something other than technique. We forget where the movements come from. They are born from life. When you create a new work, the point of departure must be contemporary life -- not existing forms of dance.

I've never felt that fear is my enemy.

Fear is my friend. It offers me a chance to stay alert, keep growing, continue creating something new. If you don't take that sort of risk, you learn nothing.

Creating something quote We all die. The goal isn't to live forever. The goal is to create something that

We all die. The goal isn't to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.

When we measure something we are forcing an undetermined, undefined world to assume an experimental value. We are not measuring the world, we are creating it.

It's the unbridled passion and the fearlessness to just go into something with reckless abandon that allows you to create something from nothing. That allows you to innovate. That allows you to take things to the extreme.

I don't deliberately look for something dark or bleak or disconnected, in fact that's not something I'm even conscious of in the work as I'm making it. I'm always trying to create beauty, reveal hope, show the sense of longing that exists in isolation and loneliness, and capture the search for something greater inside all of my subjects.

Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing

Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want.

Always have the highest bar for yourself.

Wake up everyday and no matter how crappy you feel, want to change something for the better. Do something that makes someone happy. Create something that inspires someone. Be someone's light when they are hopeless.

It wasn't that I had any great dream of being an architect.

I just wanted to make things. Whether it was furniture, painting, interior design, or architecture. I just wanted to create something.

We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.

To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them.

I think its so cool that you can pick up the guitar and create something that didn't exist 5 minutes ago. You can write something that no ones ever heard before. You have music at your fingertips.

The quintessential feminine Self stands at the center of the psyche and it is wild, meaning natural and free, and utterly wise. It is not 'something' we must strive to create. This Self is already fully present, burning strong and waiting for us to come into its presence.

You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.

This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.

There's an intrinsic value in creating something for the sake of creating it.

Without dignity our lives are only blinks of duration.

But if we manage to lead a good life well, we create something more. We write a subscript to our mortality. We make our lives tiny diamonds in the cosmic sands.

Sharing knowledge is not about giving people something, or getting something from them. That is only valid for information sharing. Sharing knowledge occurs when people are genuinely interested in helping one another develop new capacities for action; it is about creating learning processes.

To have the ability to withdraw into oneself and forget everything around one when one is creating - What, I think is the only requirement for being able to bring forth something beautiful. The whole thing is - a mystery.

I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary.

I get satisfaction of three kinds. One is creating something, one is being paid for it and one is the feeling that I haven't just been sitting on my ass all afternoon.

It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.

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