Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.— Pope John XXIII
Most Powerful Unfulfilling quotations
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream...It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. Not failure, but low aim is sin.
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.
Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential.
The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.
This will be the day when we shall bring into full realization the dream of American democracy - a dream yet unfulfilled. A dream of equality of opportunity, of privilege and property widely distributed; a dream of a land where men will not take necessities from the many to give luxuries to the few.
Pain and pleasure are transitory; endure all dualities with calmness, while trying at the same time to remove their hold. Imagination is the door through which disease as well as healing enters. Disbelieve in the reality of sickness even when you are ill [...].The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man's slavery.
We all have different desires and needs, but if we don't discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled.
There is a place called ‘heaven’ where the good here unfinished is completed; and where the stories unwritten, and the hopes unfulfilled, are continued. We may laugh together yet.
Consult not your fears, but your hopes and your dreams.
Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy.
Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? ... No other human institution comes close.
The satisfaction derived from the fleeting things of life is not lasting;
and our wants remain unfulfilled. There is thus a general sense of dissatisfaction accompanied by all kinds of worries.
It's unfulfilled dreams that keep you alive.
Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfullfilled potential.
I remember opening my dad's closet and there were, like, 40 suits, every color of the rainbow, plaid and winter and summer. He had two jewelry boxes full of watches and lighters and cuff links. And just... he was that guy. He was probably unfulfilled in his life in many ways.
Hell is the opposite of joy. It is unfulfillment. It is knowing Who and What You Are, and failing to experience that. It is being less.
There is no make-believe about heaven, future bliss, and compensation, to alleviate the bitter majesty, but only utter darkness, the void of unfulfillment, to receive and eat back the lives that have been tossed forth from the womb only to fail.
Dreams are the way to unfulfilled wishes in the individual;
visions are the way to unfulfilled dreams in mankind.
The self-hatred that destroys is the waste of unfulfilled promise.
Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
The unfulfilling job is not the failure;
not pursuing your dreams is the real failure. Developing a vision requires conquering your fears and finding motivation from within.
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach
Creativity is an attempt to resolve a conflict generated by unexpressed biological impulses, such that unfulfilled desires are the driving force of the imagination, and they fuel our dreams and daydreams.
There is no heavier burden than an unfulfilled potential.
If man has been kicked up out of that which is only impersonal by chance , then those things that make him man-hope of purpose and significance, love, motions of morality and rationality, beauty and verbal communication-are ultimately unfulfillable and thus meaningless.
Art is a part of the rebellion against the realities of its unfulfilled desire.
Nothing is more common than unfulfilled potential.
Assuming that we have trained our imagination to denounce the past, we will not suffer much from unfulfilled wishes.
At the root of all misery is unfulfilled desire.
When our dreams seem to go sour or remain unfulfilled, hopelessness can dominate our lives-or we can hold on with open hands, knowing that we have hope because God is faithful.
All cravings are the mind seeking salvation or fulfillment in external things and in the future as a substitute for the joy of Being.
You were not created to just get by with an average, unrewarding, or unfulfilling life. God created you to leave your mark on this generation.
Not knowing who God made us to be, trying to be who we are not, or even just desiring to be someone else, can only lead to a life of misery, frustration, and unfulfillment.
My most earnest of all pleas to singles is abandonment of the self, surrender to Christ of all unfulfilled longings, an unequivocal willingness to receive whatever God assigns, and a determination to practice the sacrificial principle of Isaiah 58:10-11. Life becomes not only far simpler, but surprisingly joyful and free.