To be kind is more important than to be right. Many times, what people need is not a brilliant mind that speaks but a special heart that listens.— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Controversy Special 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.
Very often people who admit the facts, who are willing to see that Mr.
Rockefeller has employed force and fraud to secure his ends, justify him by declaring, 'It's business.' That is, 'it's business' has come to be a legitimate excuse for hard dealing, sly tricks, special privileges.
There's a special place in my heart for the ones who were with me at my lowest and still loved me when I wasn't very loveable.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
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!
People ask me, what special is in my mentorship which has made Malala so bold and so courageous and so vocal and poised? I tell them, don't ask me what I did. Ask me what I did not do. I did not clip her wings, and that's all.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
It's not human nature to be great. It's human nature to survive, to be average and do what you have to do to get by. That is normal. When you have something good happen, it's the special people that can stay focused and keep paying attention to detail, working to get better and not being satisfied with what they have accomplished.
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
Sometimes we make the mistake of thinking God uses only 'special' people the strong, the intelligent, the beautiful. We don't think He has a place for the rest of us. We are so wrong!
Glass is the most magical of all materials.
It transmits light in a special way...Im pleased that my art appeals to so many people of all ages. As a parent and an artist, Im especially looking forward to leaving a legacy at The Childrens Museum, a place where I hope my work brings joy to children who visit from all over the world.
I strongly recommend that students with autism get involved in special interest clubs in some of the areas they naturally excel at. Being with people who share your interests makes socializing easier.
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.
I'm going to fight for every person in America who believes government should serve the people, not the donors and not the special interests.
Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear.
What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
In times of uncertainty there is a special breed of warrior ready to answer our Nation’s call; a common man with uncommon desire to succeed. Forged by adversity, he stands alongside America’s finest special operations forces to serve his country and the American people, and to protect their way of life. I am that man.
Six degrees of separation doesn't mean that everyone is linked to everyone else in just six steps. It means that a very small number of people are linked to everyone else in a few steps, and the rest of us are linked to the world through those special few.
When people say you're doing something radical in rock or dance music, I'm not sure how special that is. What we do is so old-fashioned. It's like trying to do something innovative in tap-dancing.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays.
The special effects people will put a little explosive in the cake so it blows up in their face - that's always fun to play on a guest star, or one of the trainees or someone who's new.
I mean, I have done scenes with animals, with owls, with bats, with cats, with special effects, with thespians, in the freezing cold, in the pouring rain, boiling hot; I've done press with every syndication, every country; I've done interviews with people dressed up as cows - there's honestly nothing that's gonna intimidate me!
The SAS is the most elite of the special forces in the world.
They are not people who go out and advertise; they keep it inside. They don't want anybody to know about them.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Don't assume you have to be extraordinary to be used by God.
You don't have to have exceptional gifts, talents, abilities, or connections. God specializes in using ordinary people whose limitations and weaknesses make them ideal showcases for His greatness and glory.
Some people are so special, so beautiful and have so much to offer this world.
Sad thing is they just don’t see it. They need positive reinforcement. Tell them, 'If you could see only half of what I see in you, then one day you'd realize how truly amazing you really are.
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.
When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.
All pictures are unnatural. All pictures are sad because they're about dead people. Paintings you don't think of in a special time or with a specific event. With photos I always think I'm looking at something dead.
Television news is now entertainment, and the stories are being written by the people that have a special interest in them.
Low-income people, racial or ethnic minorities, pregnant women, seniors, people with special needs, people in rural areas - they all have a much harder time accessing a dentist than other groups of Americans.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
People should never think that you have to be a very special person to help those who need you.
A job on a newspaper is a special thing.
Every day you take something that you found out about, and you put it down and in a matter of hours it becomes a product. Not just a product like a can or something. It is a personal product that people, a lot of people, take the time to sit down and read.
Having Down syndrome means nothing to me, I'm special like everyone else.
I do not let people judge me for having Down syndrome. The important thing is how I feel about myself. On the inside, I feel beautiful.
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
Music makes us want to live. You don't know how many times people have told me that they'd been down and depressed and just wanted to die. But then a special song caught their ear and that helped give them renewed strength. That's the power music has.
I love to play for audiences that are simply made of people rather than so-called special people.
Musicians should never forget that we're blessed.
We have a special gift that people can enjoy through us. We've had the good fortune to receive this and pass it along to others.
I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened.
I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they're missing the key element.