Remember. Every day, some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it's your turn.— Lou Holtz
Lust Ordinary Days quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out.
There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness.
She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.
To see something spectacular and recognise it as a photographic possibility is not making a very big leap. But to see something ordinary, something you’d see every day, and recognize it as a photographic possibility - that is what I am interested in.
The center of human nature is rooted in ten thousand ordinary acts of kindness that define our days.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
If the ordinary wage-earner worked four hours a day, there would be enough for everybody, and no unemployment — assuming a certain very moderate amount of sensible organization. This idea shocks the well-to-do, because they are convinced that the poor would not know how to use so much leisure.
Every night before I go to sleep I say out loud three things that I am grateful for, all the significant, insignificant, extraordinary, ordinary stuff of my life. It is s small practice and humble, and yet, I find I sleep better holding what lightens and softens my life every so briefly at the end of the day.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
We danced too wild, and we sang too long, and we hugged too hard, and we kissed too sweet, and howled just as loud as we wanted to howl, because by now we were all old enough to know that what looks like crazy on an ordinary day looks a lot like love if you catch it in the moonlight.
One day posterity will remember these strange times, when ordinary common honesty was called courage.
Gratitude places you in the energy field of plentitude.
Perceiving life in a consciousness of gratitude is literally stepping into another dimension of living. Suddenly the seeming ordinariness of your days takes on a divine sparkle.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
By ensuring that no one in government has too much power, the Constitution helps protect ordinary Americans every day against abuse of power by those in authority.
In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog.
Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.
During those days when you're exhausted and during those days when you're frustrated, during those days when you're being attacked by your own people for doing what you think is right, remember you're part of a progression that goes back a long time of ordinary people who are doing their best to make it a better world.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
One skill you want to master in this day and age we live in, if you want to have an extraordinary life, is the ability to learn rapidly
I should love to do a novel, about one abnormal character seeing present-day life, very ordinary life, yet arresting through it, abnormality, until at the end the reader sees, and with little reluctance, that he is not abnormal at all, and that the main character might as well be himself.
Thus, on this World Refugee Day, let us take time to recognize and draw inspiration from these ordinary people who have shown such extraordinary courage - the world's millions of refugees and displaced.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
If you're at the sink washing the cup, wash the cup.
Don't worry about everything else. ... We forget to appreciate the simplest moments of the day, the sublime in the ordinary.
It is difficult, none the less, for the ordinary man to cast off orthodox beliefs, for he is seldom allowed to hear the other side... Whereas the Christian view is pressed on him day in and day out.
We have to make good use of the time we have.
That simple. We have to wake up every day, knowing that it's not just an ordinary day. We have to take the moment, seize each day.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
Coffee is the absolute most dependably ordinary thing I could have every single day.
Every day, it seems, a new extreme weather catastrophe happens somewhere in America, and the medias all over it, profiling the ordinary folks wiped out by forest fires, droughts, floods, massive sinkholes, tornadoes.
Subtly, in the little ways, joy has been leaking out of our lives.
The small pleasures of the ordinary day seem almost contemptible, and glance off us lightly...Perhaps it's a good time to reconsider pleasure at its roots. Changing out of wet shoes and socks, for instance. Bathrobes. Yawning and stretching. Real tomatoes.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
We did a 60 page book in one day. She's one of the most photogenic, easy to shoot, inspiring, extraordinary people in front of the camera who I've ever photographed. Yes Taylor Swift has it all. My goodness that girl has it all, what can I say she's extraordinary.
No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.
I welcome each new day with a hopeful expectancy that I, too, will rise above the ordinary. For I am not content to live a merely 'normal' life or settle for an average existence. No, I am destined for more - much, much more.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.
There are no ordinary feelings. Just as there are no ordinary spring days or kicked over cans of paint.
Remember, Angels are both God's messengers and God's message, witness to eternity in time, to the presence of the divine amidst the ordinary. Every moment of every day is riddled by their traces.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
Valentine's Day is devoted to love. Why don't we have a day devoted to hatred? The raw, visceral hatred that is felt every hour of the day by ordinary people, but is repressed for reasons of social order. I think it would be very cathartic, and it would certainly make for an exciting six o'clock news.
If you're really a good writer and deserve that honored position, then by God, you'll write, and you'll be read, and you'll be produced somehow. It just works that way. If you're just a simple ordinary day-to-day craftsman, no different than most, then the likelihood is that you probably won't make it in writing.
It is in the ordinary events of every day that we develop the proactive capacity to handle the extraordinary pressures of life. It's how we make and keep commitments, how we handle a traffic jam, how we respond to an irate customer or a disobedient child. It's how we view our problems and where we focus our energies. It's the language we use.
It has taken awhile, but I certainly do know it now – the most wonderful gift I had, the gift I finally learned to cherish above all else, was the gift of all those perfectly ordinary days.
A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.