Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.— William Arthur Ward
Fantastic Help Yourself quotations
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.
Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Surround yourself with people who make you happy.
People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.
When you find yourself in a position to help someone, be happy because Allah is answering that person’s prayer through you.
Hip Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people's political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don't know how to use it, if you don't know where to point it, or what you're using it for, you can end up shooting yourself in the foot or killing your sisters or brothers.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Go with the wind, you know, like a sailboat.
I think that's really important when it comes to peace… inner peace especially. You can't help anyone else if you don't have it together for yourself.
Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.
The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential.
When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
When people come to you for help, do not turn them off with pious words, saying, 'Have faith and take your troubles to God.' Act instead as though there were no God, as though there were only one person in the world who could help -- only yourself.
When you want to help people, you tell them the truth.
When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
Whatever you desire for yourself, affirm it for others, and it will help you both. We reap what we sow. If we send out thoughts of love and health, they return to us like bread cast upon the waters; but if we send out thoughts of fear, worry, jealousy, anger, hate, etc., we will reap the results in our own lives.
You are not here in the world for yourself.
You have been sent here for others. The world is waiting for you!
Be patient with yourself. Perfection comes not in this life, but in the next life. Don't demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement. As you let the Lord help you through that, He will make the difference.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
You are obliged to love your neighbor as yourself, and loving him, you ought to help him spiritually, with prayer, counseling him with words, and assisting him both spiritually and temporally, according to the need in which he may be, at least with your goodwill if you have nothing else.
Gays are beginning to realize what blacks learned long ago: Unless you are out here fighting for yourself then nobody else will help you. I think the gay community has a moral obligation to continue the fight.
The hardest spiritual work in the world is to love the neighbor as the self - to encounter another human being not as someone you can use, change, fix, help, save, enroll, convince or control, but simply as someone who can spring you from the prison of yourself, if you will allow it.
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.
To be beautiful means to be yourself.
You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you.
No one can complete you. You complete yourself.
Everything which you can conceive and accept is yours! Entertain no doubt.
Refuse to accept worry or hurry or fear. That which knows and does everything is inside you and harkens to the slightest whisper.
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.
Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
Helping others is like helping yourself.
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.
Take something from yourself, to give to another, that is humane and gentle and never takes away as much comfort as it brings again.
If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be truly fulfilled.
If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
Always take the time to show compassion for those less fortunate, and there are many. Take the time to help a young child cross the street, or to carry a bag of groceries for an elderly lady. And every now and then, look up into that big, beautiful, blue sky and admit that there are things in this world more wondrous that yourself.
In life you'll meet a lot of jerks. If they hurt you, tell yourself that it's because they're stupid. That will help keep you from reacting to their cruelty. Because there is nothing worse than bitterness and vengeance... Always keep your dignity and be true to yourself.
Be kind to yourself as you proceed along this journey.
This kindness, in itself, is a means of awakening the spark of love within you and helping others to discover that spark within themselves.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
Make others truly happy as you strive to make yourself happy.
Speak a helpful word. Give a cheering smile. Do a kind act. Serve a little. Wipe the tears of one who is in distress. Render smooth a rough place in another's path. You will feel great joy.