Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.— Buddha
Provocative Single Life quotations
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
We all have inner demons to fight, we call these demons, fear and hatred and anger. If you do not conquer them then a life of one hundred years is a tragedy. If you do, then a life of a single day can be a triumph.
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free.
Don't miss so many of them.
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
Don't waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn't a blessing - it was a lesson.
Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. God is at work in you!
My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude.
Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace.
If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.
Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
All things are parts of one single system, which is called nature;
the individual life is good when it is in harmony with nature.
Just like a single cell, the character of our lives is determined not by our genes but by our responses to the environmental signals that propel life.
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Each moment is just what it is. It might be the only moment of our life; it might be the only strawberry we'll ever eat. We could get depressed about it, or we could finally appreciate it and delight in the preciousness of every single moment of our life.
In racing there are always things you can learn, every single day.
There is always space for improvement, and I think that applies to everything in life.
Despite all the troubles of our world, in my heart I have never given up on the love in which I was brought up or on man's hope in love. In life, just as on the artist's palette, there is but one single colour that gives meaning to life and art–the colour of love
Above all we must realize that each of us makes a difference with our life.
Each of us impacts the world around us every single day. We have a choice to use the gift of our life to make the world a better place - or not to bother
I don't have a single plan for my life more important than learning to love people well.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
A single Mass offered for oneself during life may be worth more than a thousand celebrated for the same intention after death.
Since I invoke Torah so often, let me state that I don't personally believe in the God it postulates ... I am not religious, nor were the majority of the early builders of Israel believers. Yet their passion for this land stemmed from the Book of Books ... [The Bible is] the single most important book in my life.
Every positive thing in your life represents a single unique blessing.
Every negative thing in your life has the opportunity to become a double blessing. For when you turn a negative into a positive, you gain twice. You are no longer burdened with the negative situation, and in addition to that you are strengthened by a new positive force.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Continuous practice, day after day, is the most appropriate way of expressing gratitude. This means that you practice continuously, without wasting a single day of your life, without using it for your own sake. Why is it so? Your life is a fortunate outcome of the continuous practice of the past. You should express your gratitude immediately.
We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
All of us every single year, we're a different person.
I don't think we're the same person all our lives.
Every single moment of a person's life, both of the understanding and of the will, is a new beginning.
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.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
You can take back all the things you give, But you can't take back the days you live. Life is to some people who've been on earth Livin' every single day for what it's worth. I live life just how I please, Satisfy one person I know: that's me.
The single most important thing in life is to believe in yourself regardless of what everyone else says.
In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.