If you think down, you will go down. If you think up, you will go up. You’ll always travel in the direction of your thinking.— T. D. Jakes
Risky Directness quotations
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The child who has felt a strong love for his surroundings and for all living creatures, who has discovered joy and enthusiasm in work, gives us reason to hope that humanity can develop in a new direction.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal;
you do not change your decision to get there.
Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Moving Forward In A Positive Direction - Colin Stuckert
When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails
Dreams are like stars. You may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.
As a guiding principle, life shrinks and life expands in direct proportion to your willingness to assume risk.
If you want to change the direction of your life, change the declaration of your lips
A person cannot teach another person directly; a person can only facilitate another's learning
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
God is in control, and therefore in EVERYTHING I can give thanks - not because of the situation but because of the One who directs and rules over it.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
Hillary Clinton has shown no indication whatsoever of stemming the tide of Islamic immigration, or stopping our mollycoddling, and pandering to Islam. These things are direct threats. Not just to culture, but to the lives of gay people in America.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
There is only one winning strategy. It is to carefully define the target market and direct a superior offering to that target market.
You have a God who hears you, the power of love behind you, the Holy Spirit within you, and all of heaven ahead of you. If you have the Shepherd, you have grace for every sin, direction for every turn, a candle for every corner and an anchor for every storm. You have everything you need.
Your attitude determines your direction.
It only takes a second to call a girl fat and She'll take a lifetime trying to starve herself.. think before you act.
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction.
Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
There is a power under your control that is greater than poverty, greater than the lack of education, greater than all your fears and superstitions combined. It is the power to take possession of your own mind and direct it to whatever ends you may desire.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Don't choose the one who is beautiful to the world.
But rather, choose the one who makes your world beautiful. -Harry Styles
The stronger person is not the one making the most noise but the one who can quietly direct the conversation toward defining and solving problems.
We live in a world which respects power above all things.
Power, intelligently directed, can lead to more freedom. Unwisely directed, it can be a dreadful, destructive force.
Direction is so much more important than speed.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
A dream is only a dream.. until you decide to make it real
May the strength of God pilot us, may the wisdom of God instruct us, may the hand of God protect us, may the word of God direct us. Be always ours this day and for evermore.
Think about what could go right.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education.
I can't always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
It is my view that the simplest explanation is there is no God.
No one created the universe and no one directs our fate. This leads me to a profound realization. There is probably no heaven, and no afterlife either. We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe, and for that, I am extremely grateful.
You will be wounded many times in your life.
You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience.
As long as I breathe I hope. As long as I breathe I shall fight for the future, that radiant future, in which man, strong and beautiful, will become master of the drifting stream of his history and will direct it towards the boundless horizons of beauty, joy and happiness!
Leadership is about setting a direction.
It's about creating a vision, empowering and inspiring people to want to achieve the vision, and enabling them to do so with energy and speed through an effective strategy. In its most basic sense, leadership is about mobilizing a group of people to jump into a better future.
[The] type of education now prevailing all over the world is directed against human freedom. State-controlled education ... deprives people of their free choice, creativity and brilliance.