Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.— Mother Teresa
Beautiful Nearest quotations
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
One of the greatest pieces of advice I've ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said "Okay, I'm gonna tell you what to do. If the kid's bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock.
Some friends play at friendship, but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin. Proverbs 18:24
The fiction of Ayn Rand is as low as you can get re fiction.
I hope you picked it up off the floor of the subway and threw it in the nearest garbage pail. She makes Mickey Spillane look like Dostoevsky.
Success is nearest to those whose efforts are intense and sincere.
We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us.
It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution.
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue;
he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
The poet is the nearest borderer upon the orator.
If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean store and overturn the racks of blue denim.
Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I'd take Scotch.
It's the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.
I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall.
It is by loving and not by being loved that one can come nearest to the soul of another.
Twisting through the thorn-thick underbrush, scratched and exhausted, one turns suddenly to find an unexpected waterfall, not half a mile from the nearest road, a spot so hard to reach that no one comes a hiding place, a shrine for dragonflies and nesting jays, a sign that there is still one piece of property that won't be owned.
It seems to be that southern Europeans are just more intimate socially, whereas I like a lot of personal space - like, a mile from the nearest person is fine for me.
Properly understood, style is not a seductive decoration added to a functional structure; it is of the essence of a work of art. The necessary elements of style are lucidity, elegance, and individuality; these three qualities combine to form a preservative which ensures the nearest approximation to permanence in the fugitive art of letters.
Knowledge can be acquired by a suitable and complete study, no matter what the starting point is. Only one must know how to "learn." What is nearest to us is man; and you are the nearest of all men to yourself. Begin with the study of yourself; remember the saying "Know thyself."
The light that shines farthest shines brightest nearest home.
Just as the pure crystal takes color from the object which is nearest to it, so the mind, when it is cleared of thought-waves, achieves sameness or identity with the object of its concentration.
The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
The nearest I have ever seen to the great Willie Pep
Clean water is only as far away as the nearest tap, and there are taps everywhere. There's a faucet everywhere. But the reality is, the water in our toilets is cleaner than the water that most people are drinking.
We are uncertain of the next step, but we are certain of God.
Immediately we abandon to God, and do the duty that lies nearest, and He packs our life with surprises all the time.... Leave the whole thing to Him, it is gloriously uncertain how He will come in, but He will come.
A player's ability to rebound is inversely proportional to the distance between where he was born and the nearest railroad tracks. The greater distance you live from the poor side of the railroad tracks, the less likely that you will be a good rebounder.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Myth embodies the nearest approach to absolute truth that can be stated in words.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
[God] will not be used as a convenience.
Men or nations who think they can revive the Faith in order to make a good society might just as well think they can use the stairs of heaven as a shortcut to the nearest chemist's shop.
When you're ready to stop, stop. If you have presented all the facts and made the point you want to make, look for the nearest exit.