quote by William Faulkner

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.

— William Faulkner

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There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.


Losing power quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

You are not born racist. You are born into a racist society. And like anything else, if you can learn it, you can unlearn it. But some people choose not to unlearn it, because they're afraid they'll lose power if they share with other people. We are afraid of sharing power. That's what it's all about.

Losing power quote Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
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At this unprecedented juncture in our history I have a word for you.

Do not be disheartened by our temporary defeat ; be cheerful and optimistic. Above all, never lose your faith in the destiny of India. There is no power on earth which can keep India in bondage. India will be free and, that too, soon. JAl-HIND !

Radical obedience to Christ is not easy.

.. It's not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But in the end, such risk finds its reward in Christ. And he is more than enough for us.

Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game, it's OK to lose. I don't. You have to be merciless.


Losing power quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.

There is no use in running before you are sent;

there is no use in attempting to do God's work without God's power. A man working without this unction, a man working without this anointing, a man working without the Holy Ghost upon him, is losing time after all.

It is not power that corrupts but fear.

Losing power quote Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.
Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.

Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power;

but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.

...That is one of the main causes of this arrogance: the idea of power. Then you lose your true power which is to be part of all, and the only way you can be part of all is to understand it. And when you don't understand, you have to go humbly to it. You don't go to school and say, 'I know what you're going to teach me'.


Losing is a learning experience. It teaches you humility. It teaches you to work harder. It's also a powerful motivator.

Losing power quote The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too m
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

It was not about losing my mental power;

it's about not feeling good about my contribution to the game.

Being a man is the continuing battle for one's life.

One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise to the authority of any power in which one does not believe.

The purposes of the United States should not be doubted.

The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.

Losing power quote Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerfu
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

If man were never to fade away ... but lingered on forever in the world, how things would lose their power to move us. The most precious thing in life is its uncertainty.


Our premise is that inclusion leads to growth.

So for those who are locked out, they lose development, and those who are in power lose market and growth.

Women only cut their hair in times of crisis.

.. It's somethin' a woman always has the power to do, even when she loses control over everything else. Cuttin' hair is a cry for help.

Losing power quote I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
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If repentance is neglected for an instant, one can lose the power of the Resurrection as he lives with the weakness of tepidity and the potential of his fall.

There is no such thing as a faithless person;

we either have faith in the power of love, or faith in the power of fear. For faith is an aspect of consciousness. Have faith in love, and fear will lose its power over you. Have faith in forgiveness, and your self-hatred will fall away. Have faith in miracles, and they will come to you.

Hope is to our spirits what oxygen is to our lungs.

Lose hope and you die. They may not bury you for awhile, but without hope you are dead inside. The only way to face the future is to fly straight into it on the wings of hope....hope is the energy of the soul. Hope is the power of tomorrow.


Losing power quote If I got rid of my demons, I'd lose my angels.
If I got rid of my demons, I'd lose my angels.

Perhaps it is a testament to the power of modern marketing savvy that an obese man with heart disease and high blood pressure became one of the richest snake oil salesmen ever to live, selling a diet that promises to help you lose weight, to keep your heart healthy and to normalize your blood pressure.

Sisters, you are each like the lioness at the gate.

This means that there has to be some prioritizing. I was taught years ago that when our priorities are out of order, we lose power. If we need power and influence to carry out our mission, then our priorities have to be straight.

If you've got the power to raise prices without losing business to a competitor, you've got a very good business. And if you have to have a prayer session before raising the price by a tenth of a cent, then you've got a terrible business. I've been in both, and I know the difference.

Losing power quote Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

The rise of statism in our time is the natural result of the longing of godless, unchurched people for some kind of protection. When we lose to God we turn to what looks like the next most powerful thing, which is the state. How bad a choice that is, let Germany and Russia in recent years testify.

Something hurts, lean in. You just lean into that point until it loses its power over you. There's a certain amount of suffering that you have to be willing to sustain if you want to have a good life. And the real trick is to be able to sustain it with your heart open and still be loving.


If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.

Losing power quote I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.
I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.

Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum.

More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now!

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.

Let no Christian therefore, whether philosopher or theologian, embrace eagerly and lightly whatever novelty happens to be thought up from day to day, but rather let him weigh it with painstaking care and a balanced judgment, lest he lose or corrupt the truth he already has, with grave danger and damage to his faith.

Losing power quote A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

Only the development of his inner powers can offset the dangers inherent in man's losing control of the tremendous natural forces at his disposal and becoming the victim of his own achievements.


The strength I'm looking for isn't the type where you win or lose.

I'm not after a wall that'll repel power coming from outside. What I want us the kind of strength to be able to absorb that kind of power, to stand up to it.The strength to quietly endure things - unfairness, misfortunes, sadness, mistakes, misunderstandings.

In all our associations; in all our agreements let us never lose sight of this fundamental maxim - that all power was originally lodged in, and consequently is derived from, the people.

The most powerful natural species are those that adapt to environmental change without losing their fundamental identity which gives them their competitive advantage.

What then remains, but well our power to use, And keep good-humor still whate'er we lose? And trust me, dear, good-humor can prevail, When airs, and flights, and screams, and scolding fail.