Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.— David Bowie
Floundering People quotations
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
The truth is the greatest enemy of the State.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
When people walk away from you, let them go.
Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.
Sometimes people put up walls, not to keep others out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
It's a folk singer's job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Not everyone will be happy when you begin to better yourself.
Those who are for you will not just celebrate in your triumphs, but they will also pray with you through your tribulations.
While people are struggling unhappily in the cities against the cruel authorities, a waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom!
As human beings we suffer from an innate tendency to jump to conclusions;
to judge people too quickly and to pronounce them failures or heroes without due consideration of the actual facts and ideals of the period.
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.
You don't have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles You carry within you the power to make the world better.
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists.
When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you.
All you can do is change how you react to it.
We hurt people that love us, love people that hurt us
I've always stood on my own two. I don't need a team. I don't do the entourage thing, 30 people. I don't do that. That's just not me.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Do not allow your heart to take pleasure with the praises of people, nor be saddened by their condemnation.
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Bury my body and don't build any monument.
Keep my hands out so the people know the one who won the world had nothing in hand when he died.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
The hardest lesson of my life has come to me late.
It is that a nation can win freedom without its people becoming free.
Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance
I learned that everybody is not your friend.
You have to watch who you associate with and surround yourself with positive things and people who want to do something positive.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves.