The Afro-American is not a bestial race. If this work can contribute in any way towards proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service. Other considerations are of minor importance.— Ida B. Wells
Lust Important Contributions quotations
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
This is the moment — this is the most important moment right now.
Which is: We are about contribution. That’s what our job is. It’s not about impressing people. It’s not about getting the next job. It’s about contributing something.
It is your mind that matters economically, as much or more than your mouth or hands. In the long run, the most important economic effect of population size and growth is the contribution of additional people to our stock of useful knowledge. And this contribution is large enough in the long run to overcome all the costs of population growth.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
Everyone has the right to live in a great place.
More importantly, everyone has the right to contribute to making the place where they already live great.
We must recall the most important of humanity guidelines: Be polite.
Being polite is possibly the greatest daily contribution everyone can make to life on Earth.
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.
The strips about the military do seem to provoke moving and thoughtful responses. It's nice when the strip resonates, but more importantly, I need to know when I'm getting something wrong. The last thing I want to do is contribute to the suffering that wounded warriors already endure.
The writer of these lines has nothing whatsoever to teach anyone;
his words are just his contribution to our common discussion of what must inevitably be for us the most important subject which could be discussed by sentient beings.
The excellence of this important contribution to genre literature CANNOT be overstated A masterwork.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born... and the day you find out why.
Looking back, I realize that nurturing curiosity and the instinct to seek solutions are perhaps the most important contributions education can make.
Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!
Eating is not merely a material pleasure.
Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
To be truly happy, you need a clear sense of direction.
You need a commitment to something bigger and more important than yourself. You need to feel that your life stands for something, that you are somehow making a valuable contribution to your world.
The disposition to continue to learn throughout life is perhaps one of the most important contributions that schools can make to an individual's development.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.
. . . learning never ends, and as we enter the next century, it will be more and more important for all Americans to be lifelong learners. . . . every one of us can contribute in some way to a better-educated America.
It's important to know how to lead and manage a classroom with flexibility.
Students of all ages are quite capable of learning these routines and contributing to their success once the teacher is comfortable guiding students in that direction.
If an architect's ego is very small, he is done for it;
if it is vast then he might make some very important contributions.
Our lives begin to end the day we remain silent about things that matter.
It is generally agreed by philosophers of science that important contributions which have a revolutionary impact on science are often methodologically inadequate, reveal many anomalies, and may indeed be factually erroneous.
Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. Confidence is important, determination is vital, certain personality traits contribute to success, but they all come into focus in goal setting.
Cartoonist Walt Disney has made the twentieth century's only important contribution to music. Disney has made use of music as language.
Direction is so much more important than speed.
Artists are a very important part of our society because they make a great contribution to our values. The artist creates a value system that we all grow up on, whether we know it or not.
My involvement with UNICEF is particularly important to me because it is UNICEF that introduced me to volunteerism, thereby helping me to set my own personal standard of contributing my time and giving back to others. Working on behalf of UNICEF's lifesaving efforts is one of my most valued roles.
. . . the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of greater importance. Let us open our eyes and see the heavy hearts, notice the loneliness and despair; let us feel the silent prayers of others around us; and let us be an instrument in the hands of the Lord to answer those prayers.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Our most important legacy will be the contributions we make to the lives of other human beings.
The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters, & intellect & feeling are only important in so far as they contribute to that.
In the (film) industry, body size doesn't matter.
What matters is how much an actor contributes through his performance and not his body size. It is important that every person should wear clothes that go with their body - the cut, the fabric make a lot of difference.
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how greatly you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
The generation of atmosphere, the aura of the uncanny, is one of the most important secrets of magic. It contributes to the willing suspension of disbelief, the feeling that, within the circle, or in the presence of the magical shrine, anything may happen.
Wellbeing is about the combination of our love for what we do each day, the quality of our relationships, the security of our finances, the vibrancy of our physical health, and the pride we take in what we have contributed to our communities. Most importantly, it’s about how these five elements interact.
Our society is connecting workers with the products people consume and recognizing workers for their contributions. It is important to do that, and to have organized labor - a middle class - to preserve our democracy.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
And most importantly, ask more from yourself! This is the real key.
Ask what you can do to help. Ask what you have to offer. Ask what you can contribute. Ask how you can serve. Ask yourself how you can do more. Ask your spouse how you could be more helpful, loving or kind.
Perhaps the most important contribution to science that the Royal Society has made in its three centuries of existence is its early role in publishing Newton's masterful account of his discoveries.
We discover that we are at the same time very insignificant and very important, because each of our actions is preparing the humanity of tomorrow; it is a tiny contribution to the construction of the huge and glorious final humanity
The single most important contribution that I can offer, the strengthening of people's spirit and soul, the strengthening of families, the unity of a husband and a wife. To me, that's most important. Without that, we have nothing. If a son doesn't respect a father, if a child doesn't respect a parent, then we're lost.
I can hope that this long sad story, this progression of priests and ministers and rabbis and ulamas and imams and bonzes and bodhisattvas, will come to an end. I hope this is something to which science can contribute ... it may be the most important contribution that we can make.