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.— T. D. Jakes
Dreamy Highness quotations
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose, Always aim high and rarely obey the rules.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free.
We create a standard for how we want to do things and everybody's got to buy into that standard or you really can't have any team chemistry. Mediocre people don't like high-achievers and high-achievers don't like mediocre people.
When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
I'm so high, it's so lonely up here
Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set.
Then set your mark high, and step by step, even though it be by painful effort, by self-denial and sacrifice, ascend the whole length of the ladder of progress.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
Mediocre people hate high achievers, and high achievers hate mediocre people.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
You can truly grieve for every officer who's been lost in the line of duty in this country, and still be troubled by cases of police overreach.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.
You ultimately judge the civility of a society not by how it treats the rich, the powerful, the protected and the highly esteemed, but by how it treats the poor, the disfavored and the disadvantaged.
Aim for the high mark and you will hit it.
No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low.
Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high.
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.
Every organization needs to be introspective, transparent, and honest with itself. This only works if everyone is unified on the goals and purposes of the organization and there is trust within the team. High-performing, successful organizations build cultures of introspection and trust and never lose sight of their purpose.
Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors.
To get really high is to forget yourself.
And to forget yourself is to see everything else. And to see everything else is to become an understanding molecule in evolution, a conscious tool of the universe.
Birds flying high you know how I feel Sun in the sky you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel And this old world is a new world And a bold world For me And I'm feeling good I'm feeling good
No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Intricate minglings of different uses in cities are not a form of chaos.
On the contrary, they represent a complex and highly developed form of order.
I am proud of my country. But we need to unite to make a unified India, free of communalism and casteism. We need to build India into a land of equal opportunity for all. We can be a truly great nation if we set our sights high and deliver to the people the fruits of continued growth, prosperity and equal opportunity.
Man treats woman as his own property and not as being capable of feelings, like himself. The way man treats women is much worse than the way landlords treat servants and the high-caste treat the low-caste. These treat them so demeaningly only in situations mutually affecting them; but men treat cruelly and as slaves, from their birth till death.
Music is a safe kind of high.
I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do.
I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle.
Can we talk of integration until there is integration of hearts and minds? Unless you have this, you only have a physical presence, and the walls between us are as high as the mountain range.