quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Making history quote Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

To control a people you must first control what they think about themselves and how they regard their history and culture. And when your conqueror makes you ashamed of your culture and your history, he needs no prison walls and no chains to hold you.

What happened yesterday is history. What happens tomorrow is a mystery. What we do today makes a difference - the precious present moment.

Making history quote How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.

How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.

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Men make history and not the other way around.

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Men make history and not the other way around.

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Love is within us. It cannot be destroyed. It can be ignored. To the extent that we abandon love we will feel it has abandoned us. Denying love is our only problem, and embracing it is the only answer. Through the power of love, we can let go of past history and begin again. Love heals, forgives, and makes whole.

Making history quote Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.

History should not be left to the historians.

Rather, be like Churchill. Make history, and then write it.

The word 'Italy' is a geographical expression, a description which is useful shorthand, but has none of the political significance the efforts of the revolutionary ideologues try to put on it, and which is full of dangers for the very existence of the states which make up the peninsula.

Well-behaved women seldom make history.

Making history quote The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the str

The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.

If you don't recount your family history, it will be lost.

Honor your own stories and tell them too. The tales may not seem very important, but they are what binds families and makes each of us who we are.

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

Take a stand for what's right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you'll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.

Making history quote If you stumble, make it part of the dance.

If you stumble, make it part of the dance.

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No one can compare to Ronaldinho. I remember his plays, his dribbles. I remember him winning every title at the Camp Nou. He made history at Barca, he made history with Brazil and he's still making history.

To write history is as important as to make history.

It is an unchanging truth that if the writer does not remain true to the maker, then it takes on a quality that will confuse humanity.

Roll up your sleeves, set your mind to making history, and wage such a fight for liberty that the whole world will respect our sex.

Making history quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad

Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

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How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions?

Make careful choice of the books which you read: let the holy scriptures ever have the pre-eminence, and, next to them, those solid, lively, heavenly treatises which best expound and apply the scriptures, and next, credible histories, especially of the Church... but take heed of false teachers who would corrupt your understandings.

The natural history of science is the study of the unknown.

If you fear it you're not going to study it and you're not going to make any progress.

Making history quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

We can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations pass away before they again appeal to it.

Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world.

The main thing is to make history, not to write it.

Making history quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

Throughout the history of our young nation, we have seen our military go bravely into battle, armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.

American Education has a long history of infatuation with fads and ill-considered ideas. The current obsession with making our schools work like a business may be the worst of them, for it threatens to destroy public education. Who will Stand up to the tycoons and politicians and tell them so?

I didn’t want a completely passive viewer.

Art means too much to me. To be able to articulate something visually is really an important thing. I wanted to make work where the viewer wouldn’t walk away; he would giggle nervously, get pulled into history, into fiction, into something totally demeaning and possibly very beautiful

Making history quote No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

The Christian faith does not call for us to put our minds on the shelf, to fly in the face of common sense and history, or to make a leap of faith into the dark. The rational person, fully apprised of the evidence, can confidently believe.

Our history will be what we make of it.

If we go on as we are, then history will take its revenge and retribution will not limp in catching up with us. So, just once in a while let us exhault the importance of ideas and information.

The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.

Making history quote Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please;

they do not make it under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly encountered, given and transmitted from the past. The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living.

I have a vision of the world as a global village, a world without boundaries.

To make revolution in Korea we must know Korean history and geography as well as the customs of the Korean people. Only then is it possible to educate our people in a way that suits them and to inspire in them an ardent love for their native place and their motherland.

Making history quote Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.

There is nothing new in Egypt. Egyptians are making history as usual.

When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take choose the bolder.

Men make their own history

Once we agree with God that we exist for His pleasure and His glory, we can accept whatever comes into our lives as a part of His sovereign will and purpose. We will not resent, resist, or reject the hard things, but embrace them as friends, sovereignly designed by God to make us more like Jesus and to bring glory to Himself.

The ego must be developed, not for its own sake, but because it is needed by society. If you are only interested in self-realization then you cannot make a good painting. To do this you have to have thought about forming, and about how ideas of forming stem from history.

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