Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.— Dalai Lama
Practical Rules Of Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Two basic rules of life are: 1) Change is inevitable. 2) Everybody resists change.
A new era will dawn in Africa, when the impoverished masses of a nation rise up to rescue their right to a decent life from the hands of the ruling oligarchies.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Life should be lived on the edge of life.
You have to exercise rebellion: to refuse to tape yourself to rules, to refuse your own success, to refuse to repeat yourself, to see every day, every year, every idea as a true challenge - and then you are going to live your life on a tightrope.
Life is short and the time of death is uncertain;
so apply yourself to meditation. Avoid doing evil, and acquire merit, to the best of your ability, even at the cost of life itself. In short: Act so that you have no cause to be ashamed of yourselves and hold fast to this rule.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
When I hear Christians say, "I don't do this, and I don't do that, and I am following a set of rules," I immediately recognize that they know very little about the grace of God. They are trying to live the Christian life in their own strength. But Paul says, "Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus."
By replacing fear of the unknown with curiosity we open ourselves up to an infinite stream of possibility. We can let fear rule our lives or we can become childlike with curiosity, pushing our boundaries, leaping out of our comfort zones, and accepting what life puts before us.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Life has three rules: Paradox, Humor, and Change.
- Paradox: Life is a mystery; don't waste your time trying to figure it out. - Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure - Change: Know that nothing ever stays the same.
Anything that effects our decisions besides that of the Glory of God and His Will Alone is an idol. Why are people so free to do as they please and make decisions off of pleasures, feelings or emotion? It is because they have not been taken captive by the Lord Jesus Christ and He alone does not rule in that life, there are rivals on the throne.
There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life -reciprocity.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.
Our economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life.
What the climate needs to avoid collapse is a contraction of humanity's use of resources; what our economic model demands to avoid collapse is unfettered expansion. Only one of these sets of rules can be changed, and it's not the laws of nature
If I could prescribe a single rule for looking at a work of art it would be to enjoy it. If we're honest with ourselves, we have to admit we enjoy our tears just as much as we enjoy our laughter. The only moments of life that are a bore are when we don't care one way or another.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The fools of the world have been those who have established religions, ceremonies, laws, faith, rule of life.
The rewards of golf, and of life too I expect, are worth very little if you don't play the game by the etiquette as well as by the rules.
You've got to say yes to this miracle of life as it is, not on condition that it follow your rules.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back.
Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can't build on it it's only good for wallowing in.
It is the first rule in oratory that a man must appear such as he would persuade others to be: and that can be accomplished only by the force of his life.
The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit.
Instead we have emerged stronger and more unified. We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic, and religious freedom, the rule of law and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Never forget that there are only two philosophies to rule your life: the one of the cross, which starts with the fast and ends with the feast. The other of Satan, which starts with the feast and ends with the headache.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
There are two great rules of life: never tell everything at once.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
The rule of life for a perfect person is to be in the image and likeness of God.
In no way am I demeaning writing or any other form of art because it's popular.
What I'm saying is that anything fed into the industrial machinery to comply with rules of size and length and shelf-life has a hard time surviving as art.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.
The fact that the mind rules the body is, in spite of its neglect by biology and medicine, the most fundamental fact which we know about the process of life.
If life is not a continuum, from conception to natural death, then all of us are potential victims if we fall out of favor with a ruling elite.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
In football, like in life, you must learn to play within the rules of the game.
Now one of the changes that must come to Africa is the idea of limited rule, I mean in term of how long one leader can stay in power. The era of president for life is not gone yet but it is on its way out and that is one of the problems with Mugabe and others.
Real life this fdar had taught me that in the adult world, fate was chaotic and uncertain. Guidelines for success were arbitrary. But in the world of D&D, at least there was a rule book... By role-playing, we were in control, and our characters... wandered through places of danger, their destinies, ostensibly, within our grasp.
The mark of man is initiative, but the mark of woman is cooperation.
Man talks about freedom; woman about sympathy, love, sacrifice. Man cooperates with nature; woman cooperates with God. Man was called to till the earth, to "rule over the earth"; woman to be the bearer of a life that comes from God.