A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.— David Brinkley
Most Powerful Otherness quotations
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
Lord, help me to live this day, quietly, easily.
To lean upon Thy great strength, trustfully, restfully. To wait for the unfolding of Thy will, patiently, serenely. To meet others, peacefully, joyously. To face tomorrow, confidently, courageously.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
I have trust issues with allowing other individuals to know my innermost secrets for fear of how I may be viewed. Everyone has this.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
As you get older three things happen.
The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.
When people help one another in sin and transgression, they finish by hating each other.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.
We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Your life will become better by making other lives better. It is not about you.
Don't depend too much on anyone.
The other day the grass was brown, now its green cuz I ain't give up. Never surrender.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life.
What we need is a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience.
Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for life time
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.