A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.— George Bernard Shaw
Mind-blowing Useful Life quotations
One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life.
I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that.
The purpose of life is not to be happy.
It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.
The aim of life is no more to control the mind, but to develop it harmoniously;
not to achieve salvation here after, but to make the best use of it here below
I don't smoke, I don't drink, I don't use drugs.
That may be boring for some people, but that's just me. That's how I live my life.
The perfect family doesn't exist, nor is there a perfect husband or a perfect wife, and let's not talk about the perfect mother-in-law! It's just us sinners. A healthy family life requires frequent use of three phrases: "May I? Thank you, and I'm sorry" and "never, never, never end the day without making peace."
Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!
Difficult times don't come your way just so you can survive them;
God uses these times in your life to form and refine you.
The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
Life in this world is short. Let us make use of our lives in the pursuit of happiness and not trouble.
Wherever you go, God is with you - watching over you, protecting you, and providing the truth you need for every situation. The question is, will you open your heart to His Word, apply it to your life, and allow God to change you so that He can use you in ways far greater than you can imagine?
Hitler used to come to my house once in a while for a cup of coffee, and because I led a normal life, he would leave at about 9 p.m. ... However, Hitler used to spend practically all of his nights, sometimes until four a.m., with Goebbels. ... God knows what evil influence Goebbels had on him during those long visits.
There is no power on earth that can undo Pakistan.
Mama had an appreciation of the language.
She taught me a love of words, of how they should be used and how they can fill a creative soul with a passion and lead to a life's work.
If you already understand your purpose, are you prepared to change your plans to match God’s will? If you aren’t, you can easily become bitter because things that used to work for you may no longer work. Be willing to transition at every stage and age of life. If your heart is open and you have an open mind, the blessings will flow.
I don’t smoke, I don’t drink, I don’t use drugs.
That may be boring for some people, but that’s just me. That’s how I live my life. That stuff never appealed to me and I never understood getting so messed up that you can’t even walk home or remember the previous night. I choose to live my life without it.
Individuals do not meet by chance. They are necessary in the experiences of others, though they may not always use their opportunities in a spiritual way or manner.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
There is no place for [the Bantu] in the European community above the level of certain forms of labour ... What is the use of teaching the Bantu child mathematics when it cannot use it in practice? That is quite absurd. Education must train people in accordance with their opportunities in life, according to the sphere in which they live.
If you are going to use military force, then you ought to use overwhelming military force. Use too much and deliberately use too much; you'll save lives, not only your own, but the enemy's too.
In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.
Without natural resources life itself is impossible.
From birth to death, natural resources, transformed for human use, feed, clothe, shelter, and transport us. Upon them we depend for every material necessity, comfort, convenience, and protection in our lives. Without abundant resources prosperity is out of reach.
Only a life of prayer and meditation will render a vessel ready for the Master's use.
The good life is using your signature strengths every day to produce authentic happiness and abundant gratification.
To keep me from sin and straying from Him, God has used devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. My life vows destined to be spent in the light irradiating from the tabernacle, and it is to the Heart of Jesus that I dare go for the solution of all my problems
To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.
Life is about using the whole box of crayons.
Above all we must realize that each of us makes a difference with our life.
Each of us impacts the world around us every single day. We have a choice to use the gift of our life to make the world a better place - or not to bother
Bad things are always going to happen in life;
People will eventually hurt you, but you can't use that as an excuse to hurt someone back.
Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie.
Don't save it for a special occasion; today is special.
How dark it is before the dawn! In reality that was the beginning of my last debauch. I was soon to be catapulted into what I like to call the fourth dimension of existence. I was to know happiness, peace, and usefulness, in a way of life that is incredibly more wonderful as time passes.