You don't need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us.— Christopher McCandless
Relaxing Human Relationships quotations
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
The heart surrenders everything to the moment.
The mind judges and holds back. In most of our human relationships, we spend much of our time reassuring one another that our costumes of identity are on straight. When we see the Beloved in each person, it's like walking through a garden, watching flowers bloom all around us.
I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
This dogma (the soul) has been present in human psychology from earliest antiquity. No one has ever touched the soul, or has seen one in a test tube, or has in any way come into a relationship with it as he has with the other objects of his daily experience.
The fact that people break down and cry when confronted with my pictures shows that I can communicate those basic human emotions.. the people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when painting them. And if you say you are moved only by their color relationships then you miss the point.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
There are times when I am convinced I am unfit for any human relationship.
The more healthy relationships a child has, the more likely he will be to recover from trauma and thrive. Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.
When you let God be God you can let humans be humans.
When we place God in His rightful place in our lives, we don't struggle so much when human relationships let us down.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
If you are willing to look at another person's behavior toward you as a reflection of the state of their relationship with themselves rather than a statement about your value as a person. then you will, over a period of time, cease to react at all.
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.
Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
Fire can warm or consume, water can quench or drown, wind can caress or cut.
And so it is with human relationships: we can both create and destroy, nurture and terrorize, traumatize and heal each other.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
A person is a person through other persons;
you can't be human in isolation; you are human only in relationships.
If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
Humans alone are created as rational beings in the image of God, capable of a relationship with God and given by him the capacity to understand the universe in which they live.
James Watt patented his steam engine on the eve of the American Revolution, consummating a relationship between coal and the new Promethean spirit of the age, and humanity made its first tentative steps into an industrial way of life that would, over the next two centuries, forever change the world.
Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
I have no sense of nationalism, only a cosmic consciousness of belonging to the human family.
I detest the idea that love between two persons can lead to salvation.
All my life I have fought against this oppressive type of relationship. Instead, I believe in searching for a kind of love that somehow involves all of humanity.
Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.
Reading good literature is an experience of pleasure.
..but it is also an experience of learning what and how we are, in our human integrity and our human imperfection, with our actions, our dreams, and our ghosts, alone and in relationships that link us to others, in our public image and in the secret recesses of our consciousness.
Great design is a multi-layered relationship between human life and its environment.
An honorable human relationship ... is a process, delicate, violent, often terrifying to both persons involved, a process of refining the truths they can tell each other.
If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.
Animists are people who recognize that the world is full of persons, only some of whom are human, and that life is always loved in relationship with others. Animism is lived out in various ways that are all about learning to act respectfully (carefully and constructively) toward and among other persons.
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
Using the device of an imaginary world allows me in some strange way to go to the central issues - it's one of many ways to express feelings about real people, about real human relationships.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
Let us consider the polarity of love and hate.
... Now, clinical observation shows not only that love is with unexpected regularityaccompanied by hate (ambivalence), and not only that in human relationships hate is frequently a forerunner of love, but also that in many circumstances hate changes into love and love into hate.
Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living.
It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
Sex is... perfectly natural. It's something that's pleasurable. It's enjoyable and it enhances a relationship. So why don't we learn as much as we can about it and become comfortable with ourselves as sexual human beings because we are all sexual?
I think if anything I am perhaps more inclined than most people are to be polite and considerate because I am aware that human relationships are innately fragile and kind of dangerous.
In a capitalist society, all human relationships are voluntary.
Men are free to cooperate or not, to deal with one another or not, as their own individual judgments, convictions and interests dictate.