Understand me. I’m not like an ordinary world. I have my madness, I live in another dimension and I do not have time for things that have no soul.— Charles Bukowski
Colorful Ordinary Things quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Champions are champions not because they do anything extraordinary but because they do the ordinary things better than anyone else.
Love doesn't mean doing extraordinary or heroic things.
It means knowing how to do ordinary things with tenderness.
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.
You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.
We must strive to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Holiness doesn't mean doing extraordinary things, but doing ordinary things with love and faith.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Successful people do ordinary things with extraordinary consistency, commitment and focus.
Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.
If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
The sixties were a time when ordinary people could do extraordinary things . . . !
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
The whole world is a series of miracles, but we're so used to them we call them ordinary things.
To me, photography is an art of observation.
It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer.
You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
Do not try to do extraordinary things but do ordinary things with intensity.
I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.
Ordinary people who faithfully, diligently, and consistently do simple things that are right before God will bring forth extraordinary results.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
The best education I received was working with people in the community on a grassroots basis. Because what it taught me was that ordinary people, when they are working together can do extraordinary things.
Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite.
It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior's world.
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.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
When ordinary people pray, extraordinary things can happen.
I don’t think there is any such thing as an ordinary mortal.
Everybody has his own possibility of rapture in the experience of life. All he has to do is recognize it and then cultivate it and get going with it. I always feel uncomfortable when people speak about ordinary mortals because I’ve never met an ordinary man, woman, or child.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
Every ordinary thing in your life is a word of God's love: your home, your work, the clothes you wear, the air you breathe, the food you eat.... the flowers under your feet are the courtesy of God's heart flung down on You! All these things say one thing only: "See how I love you."
Ordinary people, even weak people, can do extraordinary things through temporary courage generated by a situation. But the person of character does not need the situation to generate his courage. It is a part of his being and a standard approach to all life's challenges.
Organizations exist to enable ordinary people to do extraordinary things.
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.
She was struck by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.
When people came to Christ accusing a person of doing wrong, the Master could not think of anything else but forgiveness. For he did not see in the wrongdoer what the others saw. To distinguish between right and wrong is not the work of an ordinary mind, and the curious thing is that the more ignorant a person is, the more ready he is to do so.
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.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
Great businesses are not built by extraordinary people but by ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
Champions do ordinary things better than everyone else.
My life certainly hasn't been ordinary: different is the word.
It hasn't always been stable - except in the important things which are love and security within the family. Whenever there were strains at home, we could always communicate. The rule was that the younger you were, the louder you were allowed to scream. As the eldest, I just talked.
I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things;
to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.
Art and music shine a light of meaning on ordinary life, and through them we are able to confront the things that trouble us and to find consolation and peace in their presence.