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Failure isn't something to be embarrassed about; it's just proof that you're pushing your limits, trying new things, daring to innovate.
Being rich or famous is the only profound thing that some people have ever said.
If I stood you in front of a man, pressed the cold metal of a gun into your palm and told you to squeeze the trigger, would you do it?' 'No, sir.' 'Are you sure?' 'Of course, sir. No ways!' 'What if I then told you we'd gone back in time and his name was Adolf Hitler? Would you do it then? Would you?
Pushing the limits, to be thought provoking, pushing people to think and question the limits, it's not always bad for the rules if you're confident because it can even strengthen your understanding of religion in the process.
Time is the single most important resource that we have. Every single minute we lose is never coming back.
I was well aware of her ghosts. I'd met them, once or twice, during her darkness nights. "I knew you were my one when you wouldn't run," she said. How could I? Of course I stayed, when her ghosts scared my own away. What others were too afraid to see, meant everything to me.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Only with calmness can you control your emotions.
I like anything that is thought provoking and elevates one's consciousness to the highest and out of it's safety net, making one breathe aspiration.
Various fascinating psychological elements are involved in the transcendental state of human consciousness. One may lose the ability to distinguish one’s self from the rest of the world in transcendence, but still it is the human brain that constructs that state of mind. Hence, even in that altered state of consciousness one is not totally devoid of one’s beliefs, conjectures, ideas and fantasies. In fact, these ideas fill up the transcendental experience with all kinds of fanatic stories that happen to be unique, based on the person’s inner urges and drives.
I've also had kind of a realization about myself and I might as well share it because no one is reading it. This book probably makes it seem like I hate myself and everything I do. But that's not totally true. I mostly just hate every person I've ever *been*. I'm actually fine with myself right now. I feel like there's a good chance I might make a really good film. One day. Probably in six months I will have changed my mind about that,but whatever. That is just part of the action-packed roller-coaster ride that is the life of Greg S. Gaines.
Jonathan Safran Foer
It's better to lose something than never to have had
A king may rule the kingdom but the queen still moves the board.
Some people will hate you for not loving them.
But the fantasy kingdom and trappings of success soon lost their luster, as I discovered that the most prestigious and remunerative of my resume's way stations was also the most tedious and unfulfilling I had ever experienced. This paradox only made me more morose about modernity. Why was I going to watch my hairline recede in front of two-thousand-line spreadsheets staring at me from cold, glowing monitors? Why was everyone in my office apparently so happy to be spending so many hours there, when the things they really cared about - people, pets, pastimes - were all relegated to a few photographs on their desks? That seemed to be the formula: spend the best years of your life in an office with photos of what you really care about.
if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was hurricane. a
Some of you could be worshipping God but you're playing with a video game.
Oh no. I'm not gonna let you leave yet. I'm gonna show you the value of takin' your time to get to work. I probably should have done this a long time ago.
To learn is to be young, however old.
If the food that one ate the night before were somehow able to be seen and identified through one’s clothes throughout the day, millions of employees would each fast ten or so days before their payday.
If blue helmeted UN peacekeepers show up in your town or village and offer to protect you, run.
When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.
Positive actions create a chain reaction reaching far across the Universe. One Life touches another Life, who touches another Life. Be the Good, leave a Legacy.
Anytime a group of people assemble for a common cause, amazing things can happen.
Abdur Rab offers a comprehensive vision of Islam using the Quran as his sole religious textual source. He intentionally avoids the hadith literature, which he believes, and argues, has done much damage to the message of the Quran. His work provides many thought-provoking insights and should be a significant contribution to the 'Quran only' movement in modern Islam.
Yet people are still showing up to lift their hands after all these years even though the church is flawed and broken and beautiful and has a shameful, ugly side to it that I'll bet it wishes it didn't have and repeatedly tries to hide. Just like me. Just like you. Just like always.
For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil; but in the end she is as bitter as wormword, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death, her steps lay hold of hell
Most sane human beings who are over the age of six usually act or react not as per what they genuinely feel or really think but in accordance with the expectations of those around them.
Too much time will do that to you. Blur the edges between your memories and your imagination until everything feels like something you saw in a movie instead of your life.
Today, spend a little time cultivating relationships offline. Never forget that everybody isn't on social media.
The Stars shine down and watch us live Our little lives And weep for us
We are all only men, defined by our choices.
Don't give yourself a limit and you may discover you don't have one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is uncertain where Death will await you; there expect it everywhere.
Ask yourself, WHAT DO I WANT?” Ask yourself, how can I take a baby step towards my goal today? Have “a job” you don’t like? Change your perspective from it being “a job” into a “stepping stone” to accomplish WHAT YOU WANT! It’s no longer “a job” you do not enjoy. Now, you have TRANSFORMED “your job” into “a means to an end” that is SERVING YOU and WHAT YOU WANT! Allow everything you do both enjoyable and not so enjoyable to SERVE YOU for YOUR PURPOSE! -Shay Dawkins
But what Jamie was saying just mixed it all up, selfish and selfless. I wasn't even sure what the words meant anymore. or if it was possible to be one without the other.
I fell in love, and she fanned my flames. They spread to soon, Quickly and uncontrollably. I had finally found the one willing to catch fire, side by side, while the world watched us burn.
If people can't stand being alone, they have no choice but to die
You once told me that the human eye is god's loneliest creation. How so much of the world passes through the pupil and still it holds nothing. The eye, alone in its socket, doesn't even know there's another one, just like it, an inch away, just as hungry, as empty.
Not everyone who talks less or keeps quiet whenever they are with or around you does that because they find you interesting or knowledgeable; some people do that because they find you boring or ignorant.
Life is going to beat you up, it wouldn't be fair if you didn't throw some punches back at it
WE MUST ALL FACE THAT FINAL DAY, WHEN ALL THAT WE ARE LEFT WITH IS WHO WE ARE. LEAVE WITH YOUR TRUE SELF
We need moral leadership and courage in our world.
I want to show people as they are, not glorified, no shame - fat, bulges, wrinkles and all. I want the work to be disturbing, unsettling, provocative, challenging, and thought provoking.
If Lord Duryodhana was an evil man, why did great men like Bhishma, Drona, Kripa, Karna, entire army of Krishna fight war on his side??
He lingered at the door, and said, 'The Lion wants courage, the Tin Man a heart, and the Scarecrow brains. Dorothy wants to go home. What do you want?'... She couldn't say forgiveness, not to Liir. She started to say 'a soldier,' to make fun of his mooning affections over the guys in uniform. But realizing even as she said it that he would be hurt, she caught herself halfway, and in the end what came out of her mouth surprised them both. She said, 'A soul-' He blinked at her.
The kind of lies that someone tells us gives us an idea of how stupid, knowledgeable, intelligent, or ignorant they are … or they think we are.
We are all unique in our minds in varied ways. I find pleasure In nature as you find it in alcohol. How then shall I call the other an addict while I myself I am a nature junkie?
He was a dying man looking down on the surgeons trying to save him.
A God without wrath brought human beings without sin into a kingdom without judgment through ministrations of a Christ without a cross.