My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.— Maya Angelou
Craziest Thought Provoking quotations
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.
Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries.
We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own.
The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb Onye ji onye n'ani ji onwe ya: 'He who will hold another down in the mud must stay in the mud to keep him down.'
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old
How strange! You lose a little from you and you cry.
And your whole life is wasting and you're laughing
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
We will not have failure - only success and new learning.
Experiences have clearly shown that an approach which 'de-medicalizes' birth, restores dignity and humanity to the process of childbirth, and returns control to the mother is also the safest approach.
Why is it that weeks and months and years go by so quickly, all in a blur, but moments last forever?
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z.
Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut
Empty Minds Make The Most Noise!
I not only think but also look and study things carefully.
When I travel around, I look at things carefully, make comparisons of what I see. I don't accept things at face value, you cannot trust what you hear or see. Don't jump to conclusions without thinking.
We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.
Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whisky and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested.
One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.
There is no other world. Nor even this one. What, then, is there? The inner smile provoked in us by the patent nonexistence of both.
Lose your mind and come to your senses.
One common mistake is to think that one reality is the reality.
You must always be prepared to leave one reality for a greater one.
How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head.
The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time.
If you ask managers what they do, they will most likely tell you that they plan, organise, co-ordinate and control. Then watch what they do. Don't be surprised if you can't relate what you see to those four words.
The wisdom and compassion a woman can intuitively experience in childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women.
Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking
As a man is, so he sees.
It is necessary ... for a man to go away by himself ... to sit on a rock ... and ask, 'Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?
Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain.
I am sometimes asked, 'Why do you spend so much of your time and money talking about kindness to animals when there is so much cruelty to men?' I answer: 'I am working at the roots.'
The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers.
Big Data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it.
If you wouldn't say it to a friend, don't say it to yourself.
If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.
What a sad era when it is easier to smash an atom than a prejudice.
Are you learning to say things after listening to God, or are you saying things and trying to make God's word fit in?
Drunk words are sober thoughts
A man of worth never gets up to unsay what he said yesterday.
Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it
You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.
Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.