True wealth is not measured in money or status or power. It is measured in the legacy we leave behind for those we love and those we inspire.— Cesar Chavez
Powerful Those We Love quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
The accidents of life separate us from our dearest friends, but let us not despair. God is like a looking glass in which souls see each other. The more we are united to Him by love, the nearer we are to those who belong to Him.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
If I were to meet the slave-traders who kidnapped me and even those who tortured me, I would kneel and kiss their hands, for if that did not happen, I would not be a Christian and Religious today... The Lord has loved me so much: we must love everyone... we must be compassionate!
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
We must love them both, those whose opinions we share and those whose opinions we reject, for both have labored in the search for truth, and both have helped us in finding it.
We may speak of love and humility as the true flowers of spiritual growth;
and they give off a wonderful scent, which benefits all those who come near.
What we need in the United States is not division;
what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence or lawlessness; but love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or they be black.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
We are not the same persons this year as last;
nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain.
LOVE is stronger than fear, life stronger than death, hope stronger than despair. We have to trust that the risk of loving is always worth taking.
In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway.
So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the first place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Let us pray for ourselves, that we may not lose the word “concern” out of our Christian vocabulary. Let us pray for our nation. Let us pray for those who have never known Jesus Christ and redeeming love, for moral forces everywhere, for our national leaders. Let prayer be our passion. Let prayer be our practice.
I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death.
They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love.
It is to those who have the most need of us that we ought to show our love more especially.
Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely.
Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God's love encompasses us completely. ... He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind.
We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands. The interests, rights, and liberties of American citizens are no more dear to us than are those of the whole human race. Hence we can allow no appeal to patriotism, to revenge any national insult or injury.
I think that of all the diseases in the world, the disease that all humankind suffers from, the disease that is most devastating to us is not AIDS, it's not gluttony, it's not cancer, it's not any of those things. It is the disease that comes about because we live in ignorance of the wealth of love that God has for us.
She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Isn't it strange that its easier to be gentle with the feelings of people we care less about than those of our children, whom we love so much?
Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
We have tendency to define ourselves in opposition to stuff.
But try to also express your passion for things you love. Be demonstrative and generous in your praise of those you admire. Send thank-you cards and give standing ovations. Be pro-stuff, not just anti-stuff.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people.
We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don't function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.
At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear.
It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
Sometimes the greatest love is not found in the dramatic scenes that poets and writers immortalize. Often, the greatest manifestations of love are the simple acts of kindness and caring we extend to those we meet along the path of life.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
When I am with you, we stay up all night.
When you're not here, I can't go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Even though we are deceived, still believe.
Though we are betrayed, still forgive. Love completely even those who hate you.
There's one sad truth in life I've found While journeying east and west - The only folks we really wound Are those we love the best. We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best.
Like the Good Samaritan, may we not be ashamed of touching the wounds of those who suffer, but try to heal them with concrete acts of love.
How much can we ever know about the love and pain in another heart? How much can we hope to understand those who have suffered deeper anguish, greater deprivation, and more crushing disappointments than we ourselves have known?