Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.— David Bowie
Uplifting Haves quotations
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to she shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen child. Anything can be.
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn't affect me and they're respectful with it, I don't care what they do. Because I'm not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental?
Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.
Everybody round you pretendin that they your partner, let you have a problem they won't even help you out
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Come hell or high water you will never take me back to the place I was before.
I have been through too much to let life whoop me again. My faith is stronger than it's ever been, my mind is more tenacious than it's ever been, my soul is more absolute.
If a man does not have the sauce, then he is lost. But the same man can be lost in the sauce.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.
I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, "They're gone," and they'll come back.
I have trust issues with allowing other individuals to know my innermost secrets for fear of how I may be viewed. Everyone has this.
We must give up the silly idea of folding our hands and waiting on God to do everything for us. If God had intended for that, then he would not have given us a mind. Whatever you want in life, you must make up your mind to do it for yourself.
You don't have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles You carry within you the power to make the world better.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.
It's better to have died a small child than to be a politician who gets caught in a scandal during a slow news month.
There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.
You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted;
the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude;
be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.
Remember, you have no companions but your shadow
Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
When you come up in the slums, having nothin make you humble
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.
Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.
Easy is not a option..No days off..Never Quit..Be Fearless..Talent you have Naturally..Skill is only developed by hours and hours of Work
It's a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all;
but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
The media's the most powerful entity on earth.
They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.