Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.— Harry S Truman
Heartwarming Standing Still quotations
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may.
Men make history and not the other way around.
In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
It's the notion that there is no perfection - that there is a broken world and we live with broken hearts and broken lives but still there is no alibi for anything. On the contrary, you have to stand up and say hallelujah under those circumstances.
It's not about standing still and becoming safe.
If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
A good score should have a point of view all of its own.
It should transcend all that has gone before, stand on its own two feet and still serve the movie. A great soundtrack is all about communicating with the audience, but we all try to bring something extra to the movie that is not entirely evident on screen.
The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
Woman, then, stands in patriarchal culture as a signifier for the male other, bound by a symbolic order in which man can live out his fantasies and obsessions through linguistic command by imposing them on the silent image of a woman still tied to her place as the bearer of meaning, not maker of meaning.
By improving yourself, the world is made better.
Be not afraid of growing too slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen.
Behind the debris of these self-styled, sullen supermen and imperial diplomatists, there stands the gigantic figure of one person, because of whom, by whom, in whom, and through whom alone mankind might still have hope. The person of Jesus Christ.
A lot of things come with fame, whether it's losing friends or losing family.
You still gotta stand up and be that guy even when you ain't having great things. Because you've gotta be the spokesperson for your people.
While on top of Everest, I looked across the valley towards the great peak Makalu and mentally worked out a route about how it could be climbed. It showed me that even though I was standing on top of the world, it wasn't the end of everything. I was still looking beyond to other interesting challenges.
Nursing is a progressive art such that to stand still is to go backwards.
Standing still is never a good option.
Not in the ring, and not in life... When you stop moving, you're done.
I move forward in my life every day, even if it's only a tiny step, because I know that great things are accomplished with tiny moves, but nothing is accomplished by standing still
In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.
The place where you made your stand never mattered.
Only that you were there... and still on your feet.
The tumalt and shouting dies, The captains and the kings depart.
Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heat. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget, lest we forget.
Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still.
No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn't stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren't having any of those.
You are not naked when you take off your clothes.
You still wear your religious assumptions, your prejudices, your fears, your illusions, your delusions. When you shed the cultural operating system, then essentially you stand naked before the inspection of your own psyche.
For even in hell, I still have faith, To one day be free with my father at the gates, But make no mistakes, I'll show you what time takes, To be a success on earth, mixed with all the hate, I stand on my pivot, my life you could not live it For the things that I've seen have been too damn explicit.
When God says go forward, don't even think about standing still.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Stand-up is still my favorite, but the podcast is a close second.
It's so fun, and it's given me the opportunity to have three-hour conversations with people I wouldn't have otherwise been able to talk to.
There is still time for endurance, time for patience, time for healing, time for change. Have you slipped? Rise up. Have you sinned? Cease. Do not stand among sinners, but leap aside.
Lighten up while you still can, don't even try to understand.
Just find a place to make your stand, and take it easy.
Fear not! Stand your ground... the Lord himself will fight for you; you have only to keep still.
The balloon seems to stand still in the air while the earth flies past underneath.
Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something: they can support Amnesty International. They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice.
How do you become better tomorrow? By improving yourself, the world is made better. Be not afraid of growing too slowly. Be afraid of standing still. Forget your mistakes, but remember what they taught you. So how do you become better tomorrow? By becoming better today.
We waste a lot of time running after people we could have caught by just standing still.
Failure in life does not matter; the greatest misfortune is standing still.
I've always been better moving than I am standing still.
Playing safe is probably the most unsafe thing in the world. You cannot stand still. You must go forward.
For 179 years [The Book of Mormon] has been examined and attacked, denied and deconstructed, targeted and torn apart like perhaps no other religious history – perhaps like no other book in any religious history- and still, it stands.
If you're unwilling to leave someplace you've outgrown, you will never reach your full potential. To be the best, you have to constantly be challenging yourself, raising the bar, pushing the limits of what you can do. Don't stand still, leap forward.
Most days it feels as if the world is whirling around me and I am standing still. In slow motion, I watch the colors blur; people and faces all become a massive wash.
'The Panorama' is also the last place anywhere in New York where the World Trade Center still stands, whole, as it stood in the early morning of September 11. I can also see the corner where I saw the first tower fall and howled out loud. Seeing the buildings again here is uplifting, healing.
Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world.
You will never stub your toe standing still. The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.
Time stands still best in moments that look suspiciously like ordinary life.
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.