Remember. Every day, some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it's your turn.— Lou Holtz
Sublime Extraordinary Person quotations
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.
Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.
We fight to exist. Personally, I am not ashamed of fighting to exist. We are doing no very extraordinary thing to fight simply because we do not wish to be enslaved or exterminated.
There are those who believe that the value of a children's book can be measured only in terms of the moral lessons it tries to impose or the perfect role models it offers. Personally, I happen to think that a book is of extraordinary value if it gives the reader nothing more than a smile or two. In fact, I happen to think that's huge.
Just try to make the world a better place for your having been here.
I told you that your dream was a difficult one.
It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.
Ordinary people, even weak people, can do extraordinary things through temporary courage generated by a situation. But the person of character does not need the situation to generate his courage. It is a part of his being and a standard approach to all life's challenges.
If you pursue happiness, you are an ordinary person.
If happiness pursues you, you are an extraordinary person. Do not chase happiness; let it chase you.
He who prides himself an extraordinary person by his deeds is rejected by the world; he who has independent ideas is hated by the mass.
Every single ordinary person has an extraordinary story.
Communicating with God is the most extraordinary experience imaginable, yet at the same time it's the most natural one of all, because God is present in us at all times. Omniscient, omnipotent, personal-and loving us without conditions. We are connected as One through our divine link with God.
How is it, that for many of us, being a good Christian is nothing more than being a good person? The entire focus of our faith has been the elimination of sin, which is important but inadequate; rather than the unleashing of a unique, original, extraordinary, wonderfully untamed, faith.
I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.
True joy, as it turns out, comes only to those who have devoted their lives to something greater than personal happiness. This is most visible in extraordinary lives, in saints and martyrs. But it is no less true for ordinary people like us.
The leader...is rarely the brightest person in the group. Rather they have extraordinary taste, which makes them more curators than creators. They are appreciators of talent and nurturers of talent and they have the ability to recognize valuable ideas.
An All-American is an ordinary person with an extraordinary desire to excel.
You don't get to the top of the mountain by just dreaming. It's nice to dream. But it's the work ethic and pride that makes you get to that mountain top and that level of success.
For me, the difference between an ‘ordinary’ and an ‘extraordinary’ person is not the title that person might have, but what they do to make the world a better place for us all.
I'm just an ordinary person who has an extraordinary job.
From testimonials and personal experience we have enough information to conclude that IT'S POSSIBLE TO DESIGN AND LIVE AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE
Heroism is an extraordinary feat of the flesh;
holiness is an ordinary act of the spirit. One may bring personal glory; the other always gives God glory.
I want to make the world a better place, for women, mainly.
Even the greatest actions of a celebrated person labor under this disadvantage, that however surprising and extraordinary they may be, they are no more than what are expected from him.
It’s time to stop being vague. If you wish to be an extraordinary person, if you wish to be wise, then you should explicitly identify the kind of person you aspire to become.
It's quite extraordinary to hear a supposedly learned person call the United States a leading terrorist nation, one of the leading terrorist nations in the world. It's false and very treacherous teaching.
Only an extraordinary person can turn opportunity into reality.
Some people can do one thing magnificently, like Michelangelo, and others make things like semiconductors or build 747 airplanes -- that type of work requires legions of people. In order to do things well, that can't be done by one person, you must find extraordinary people.
A wound that’d make an ordinary man unconscious, I won’t lose to it.
A wound that would kill an ordinary person, I won’t lose to it! To face one who is extraordinary, Hawk Eyes - I can’t allow myself to be ordinary!
I stand on the shoulders of countless people, yet there is one extraordinary person who is my life aspiration. That person is my mother, Celina Sotomayor.
it is extraordinary how much you are theirs, and how little they are yours.
The child grows inside you and there is something mystical and mythical in that, but then you actually see that you are nothing more than the box in which they come. There is this total person, already formed, themselves.
I never heard of anybody who admired the character of sheep.
Even the gentlest human personalities in contact with them are annoyed by their lack of brains, courage and initiative, by their extraordinary ability to get themselves into uncomfortable or dangerous situations and then wait in inert helplessness for someone to rescue them.
I wanted to look at them because I feel, internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life.
I doubt very much if Mao would ever command great respect from the intellectual élite of China, perhaps not entirely because he has an extraordinary mind, but because he has the personal habits of a peasant.
It must first be reiterated that with extraordinary few exceptions no educated person in the history of Western Civilization from the third century B.C. onward believed that the earth was flat