Love doesn't mean doing extraordinary or heroic things. It means knowing how to do ordinary things with tenderness.— Jean Vanier
Perspective Extraordinary Things quotations
Heroes do extraordinary things. What I did was not an extraordinary thing. It was normal.
Holiness doesn't mean doing extraordinary things, but doing ordinary things with love and faith.
Champions are champions not because they do anything extraordinary but because they do the ordinary things better than anyone else.
America is the story of everyday people who did extraordinary things.
A story woven deep into the fabric of our society.
Successful people do ordinary things with extraordinary consistency, commitment and focus.
Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.
The meaning of life is pretty clear: Living things strive to pass their genes into the future. The claim that we would not have morals or ethics without religion is extraordinary. Animals in nature seem to behave in moral ways without organized religion.
The sixties were a time when ordinary people could do extraordinary things . . . !
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
Do not try to do extraordinary things but do ordinary things with intensity.
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer.
You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
As long as you ask questions you are breaking through, but the moment you begin to accept, you are psychologically dead. So right through life don't accept a thing, but inquire, investigate. Then you will find that your mind is something really extraordinary, it has no end, and to such a mind there is no death.
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
Ordinary people who faithfully, diligently, and consistently do simple things that are right before God will bring forth extraordinary results.
The best education I received was working with people in the community on a grassroots basis. Because what it taught me was that ordinary people, when they are working together can do extraordinary things.
What I can't understand is why you can't see the extraordinary beauty of the idea that life started from nothing - that is such a staggering, elegant, beautiful thing, why would you want to clutter it up with something so messy as a God?
When ordinary people pray, extraordinary things can happen.
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.
Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people
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.
Organizations exist to enable ordinary people to do extraordinary things.
She was struck by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.
Every night before I go to sleep I say out loud three things that I am grateful for, all the significant, insignificant, extraordinary, ordinary stuff of my life. It is s small practice and humble, and yet, I find I sleep better holding what lightens and softens my life every so briefly at the end of the day.
You can't do extraordinary things in the world if you're spending time criticizing others because they don't look or behave the way you think they should.
I DECLARE I am special and extraordinary.
I am not average! I have been custom-made. I am one of a kind. Of all the things God created, what He is the most proud of is me. I am His masterpiece, his most prized possession. I will keep my head held high, knowing I am a child of the most high God, made in his very image. This is my declaration.
Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.
Great businesses are not built by extraordinary people but by ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
Holiness does not consist in doing extraordinary things.
It consists in accepting, with a smile, what Jesus sends us. It consists in accepting and following the will of God.
Do the dull things right so the extraordinary things will not be required too often.
I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things;
to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.
Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.
Ordinary people are capable of doing extraordinary things, and that's what it's all about. They must count.
To be successful you don't need to do extraordinary things, you just need to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.