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You have to give people something to dream on.
Empathy is the most mysterious transaction that the human soul can have, and it’s accessible to all of us, but we have to give ourselves the opportunity to identify, to plunge ourselves in a story where we see the world from the bottom up or through another’s eyes or heart.
When I go, God’s going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
If you seek my help and guidance, I will immediately give it to you.
We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That’s just not true. You just have to start early and give kids a foundation. Kids live up, or down, to expectations.
If I can be some kind of vessel to show people that, no matter the hard time you experienced, you can still succeed, I want to put out that positive energy to never quit and never give up.
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.
If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don’t have to manage them.
Give yourself more opportunities for privacy, when you are not bombarded with duties and obligations. Privacy is not a rejection of those you love; it is your deserved respite for recharging your batteries.
Karma is experience, and experience creates memory, and memory creates imagination and desire, and desire creates karma again. If I buy a cup of coffee, that’s karma. I now have that memory that might give me the potential desire for having cappuccino, and I walk into Starbucks, and there’s karma all over again.
As long as you as an individual… can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as ‘one of the faithful,’ one of those people who can say, ‘Well, look, something’s going to happen! Let’s just keep trying. Let’s not give up.
Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American, and the more panicked talk we hear from people like him… the better off we all are.
It’s just so cool when you meet people who are different than you are. That can give you a different perspective, a viewpoint on life, or inspire you. I mean, what would the world be like if we were all the same? I think it would be very boring.
I’m not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.
Computer science inverts the normal. In normal science, you’re given a world, and your job is to find out the rules. In computer science, you give the computer the rules, and it creates the world.
People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically… No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
The secret to gaining the upper hand in a negotiation is to give the other side the illusion of control. Don’t try to force your opponent to admit that you are right. Ask questions, that begin with ‘How?’ or ‘What?’ so your opponent uses mental energy to figure out the answer.
I think that I was raised by two of the best people ever. My mother and father are just the definition of hard work, like what hard work brings to you. They’ve taught me and my brothers and sisters to set your goals high and to give everything to reach them.
I don’t like to give advice. I like to give people information because everyone’s life is different, and everyone’s journey is different.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.
People should have values, so by extension, a company should. And one of the things you do is give back. So how do you give back? We give back through our work in the environment, in running the company on renewable energy. We give back in job creation.
I don’t do anything unless I can give it 100%.
Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St. Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St. Joseph for the services he rendered them then.
The best advice comes from people who don’t give advice.
There is no science in creativity. If you don’t give yourself room to fail, you won’t innovate.
Often, small things give me hope when big things feel so oppressively bleak.
I feel that it is a social responsibility for us who are better educated to give back some to the society in whatever service we can help.
If you don’t give education to people, it is easy to manipulate them.
I have tasted freedom. I will not give up that which I have tasted.
Life as we know it, with all its ups and downs, will soon be over. We all will give an accounting to God of how we have lived.
Never give up on anybody.
Never give in – never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
Prohibition of substances which give pleasure to people does not work. Addiction is a health problem, not a moral one, and there are many proven strategies which can reduce its burden.
Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves – there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.
Give me a child and I’ll shape him into anything.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
Give ordinary folk the chance to buy the same things as rich people.
I am a fighter. I never give up.
Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.
I just wanted to speak to the streets and give them motivation on making it out. Whatever situation they’re in, know that they can make do and have a better life.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
There’s a logic to dreams that doesn’t necessarily follow linear narrative. You don’t know why things happen, it’s your subconscious pushing you, to give you information.
Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.
I’m used to seeing it, but it’s weird having an Academy Award. You usually only see one of them on the TV show when they give them out, so it’s kind of surreal to have one in your house.
If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows.
It’s our challenges and obstacles that give us layers of depth and make us interesting. Are they fun when they happen? No. But they are what make us unique. And that’s what I know for sure… I think.
To have faith doesn’t mean you get any less frustrated when you don’t do your best, but you know that it’s not life and death. Take what you’re given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
One of the worst things you can give to your people is someone you’re not.
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.
I grew up never seeing myself on-screen, and it’s really important to me to give people who look like me a chance to see themselves. I want to see myself as the hero of any story. I want to see myself save the world from the bomb.
Give me love and work – these two only.
Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.
That’s the easiest thing to do, is quit and give up when things are hard. You really see what you’re made of when those things are not going the way you want them to go.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
You may have heard the world is made up of atoms and molecules, but it’s really made up of stories. When you sit with an individual that’s been here, you can give quantitative data a qualitative overlay.
Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it.
Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals – however mundane or lofty they may be.
Obviously, you would give your life for your children, or give them the last biscuit on the plate. But to me, the trick in life is to take that sense of generosity between kin, make it apply to the extended family and to your neighbour, your village and beyond.
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
When men don’t fear God, they give themselves to evil.
Being a philosopher is to think, seek wisdom, and have principles that guide and influence what you do. It’s to give meaning to things, find your way in the world, believe that in the end, in every instance, good will overcome evil, even if there’s a bit of suffering along the way.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.
When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
The void, the concept of nothingness, is terrifying to most people on the planet. And I get anxiety attacks myself. I know the fear of that void. You have to learn to die before you die. You give up, surrender to the void, to nothingness.
Men of lofty genius sometimes accomplish the most when they work least, for their minds are occupied with their ideas and the perfection of their conceptions, to which they afterwards give form.
I am not trying to give an image of a fairytale, perfect, everything else, I am just being myself.
You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
Give me a couple of years, and I’ll make that actress an overnight success.
The Kingdom is the love of God prevailing in politics, in business, in government, in media. It is all the impact of the laws of God creating a social environment where the strong help the weak, where those who have give to those who don’t. It’s a society where relationships are built on love.
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
Don’t give up, no matter how hard it is. Things are going to be tough down the road, but the more work you put in, the more achievement you’re going to get out of it.
I think you have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.
Give to everyone who begs from you; and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again. And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them.
Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.
Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to our communities.
There is a huge need and a huge opportunity to get everyone in the world connected, to give everyone a voice and to help transform society for the future. The scale of the technology and infrastructure that must be built is unprecedented, and we believe this is the most important problem we can focus on.
You gotta give everybody a new trend a new wave, something new to do.
The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
Nepotism will never give you success, but talent can.
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.
When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful.
A man will give up almost anything except his suffering.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.
Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.
Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
To give someone a blessing is the most significant affirmation we can offer.
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you – gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
If you give a person a fish, they’ll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they’ll fish for a lifetime.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
It’s better to do one thing at a time and give your full concentration.
Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be.
We want to make our own Netherlands, to close our borders and to keep all that money that we give to the foreigners, there is billions, to Africa for development, to Brussels, to Greece, to asylum seekers in the Netherlands, we will stop that and give all that money to the Dutch people living in the Netherlands.
Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.
A lot of people think it takes millions of dollars to give back or inspire, but just you showing up means a lot.
Everything is a negotiation. Everything is a little bit of give and take.
The world is like a reverse casino. In a casino, if you gamble long enough, you’re certainly going to lose. But in the real world, where the only thing you’re gambling is, say, your time or your embarrassment, then the more stuff you do, the more you give luck a chance to find you.
I believe that no one can teach you how to act, but schools do give you an environment to make mistakes, to learn techniques and to learn professionalism.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
The lessons I learned from the dark days at Alibaba are that you’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision. Also, if you don’t give up, you still have a chance. And, when you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.
When you’re challenged to the extreme, you learn so much about yourself. And when you’re willing to give that ultimate sacrifice, when you’re willing to tackle a job or a task or a mission head-on and give 100%, you can achieve amazing things because you’re almost fearless.
Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So, yes, that is definitely in my DNA.
Life’s too short to dwell on things. When you go through experiences that are bad, it’s a good thing. You learn from it – become a stronger person. Life is a roller coaster, and you don’t know what’s going to be thrown at you next, so all you can do is give it your best shot.
If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.
Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.
When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.
I believe that in life, you have to give things your best shot, do your best. You have to focus on what needs to be done, do the right thing, not the popular thing.
Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.
I believe art has to take responsibility but it should not give up being art.
You give before you get.
I give myself a cheat day where I annihilate my diet. I’m an all-American girl, so I go for a burger and fries and a shake.
Hard times are when a man has worked at a job for 30 years – 30 years – and they give him a watch, kick him in the butt, and say, ‘Hey, a computer took your place, daddy.’ That’s hard times!
Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.
You know, God will give favor to anyone who will believe Him. Every day you should confess that you have favor everywhere you go. God will begin to open doors that you wouldn’t believe.
It’s never too late to get fit; it’s never too late to feel good and confident and change the way you eat and train. Just give it a go and momentum will take you the rest of the way.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I’ve endured over the past twenty-five years.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
When it comes to social media, there are just times I turn off the world, you know. There are just some times you have to give yourself space to be quiet, which means you’ve got to set those phones down.
The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
As far as playing jazz, no other art form, other than conversation, can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction.
The most important thing is to never give up, never give in to circumstances, believe yourself, and to soldier on, no matter what’s in your way.
God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.
When you do something best in life, you don’t really want to give that up – and for me it’s tennis.
I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.
When I give I give myself.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet, and the cause and prevention of disease.
I don’t ever give my opinion. Opinions I have about anything are in my personal life.
People give one another things that can’t be gift wrapped.
The advice I’ve been giving to people all my life – that you may not be interested in the dialectic but the dialectic is interested in you; you can’t give up politics, it won’t give you up – was the advice I should have been taking myself.
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Give me time and I’ll give you a revolution.
The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
Never give up on your dreams, no matter how painful and difficult your journey is.
I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn lessons we could not fully comprehend by any other means.
God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world.
To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
There is only one home to the life of a river-mussel; there is only one home to the life of a tortoise; there is only one shell to the soul of man: there is only one world to the spirit of our race. If that world leaves its course and smashes on boulders of the great void, whose world will give us shelter?
Don’t get discouraged with your skin when it doesn’t do what you want it to do… Give it some time. That’s the only way to get to know yourself.
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.
Off with you! You’re a happy fellow, for you’ll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!
Here is the simple but powerful rule… always give people more than they expect to get.
Myths give us our sense of personal identity, answering the question, ‘Who am I?’
When it comes to time management, I talk a lot more about energy management. I try to give people 100% of my energy even if I’m giving them very little of my time.
Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.
Never give in and never give up.
I think faith is incredibly important because you will become overwhelmed with what’s happening and you will have waves of grief, but when you turn to your faith, I believe God will give you waves of grace to get through it.
If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
True refuge is that which allows us to be at home, at peace, to discover true happiness. The only thing that can give us true refuge is the awareness and love that is intrinsic to who we are. Ultimately, it’s our own true nature.
Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent; but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times.
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.
Yes, the pyramids have been built, but if you give me 300,000 disciplined men and give me 30 years, I could build a bigger one.
Never, never, never give up.
Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Your harshest critic is always going to be yourself. Don’t ignore that critic but don’t give it more attention than it deserves.
Teach us to give and not to count the cost.
Oh, it is wonderful to know that our Heavenly Father loves us – even with all our flaws! His love is such that even should we give up on ourselves, He never will.
Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Success is not just making money. Success is happiness. Success is fulfillment; it’s the ability to give.
We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest.
There isn’t a woman player in the world I can’t give knights-odds to and still beat.
I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man.
I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.
To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.
Give me anything that moves my heart, that gives me goosebumps.
Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!
You’ve got to give something back. You can’t just sit there.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
When people leave the theatre, they should remember a line, a character, a sequence or emotion. With entertainment, I want to give meaningful cinema.
My best background is, like, smash opponents. I all the time go forward. I all the time try to take down somebody. Make him give up. This is my style, you know. This is what I do all my life.
The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone’s advice.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
I will continue to work as hard as I can to make this organization proud. Every time I step on the field I will give everything I have and I will leave everything I have on the field every single Sunday.
If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you.
What a blessing that God allows a life to come through your body, and then allows you to place that body in a body bag and take it out. I had to say that there’s a magnificent something that God has for me to do, to give me that level of completion. That level of experience. It’s unspeakable.
The research I have been doing – studying how foodstuffs yield energy in living cells – does not lead to the kind of knowledge that can be expected to give immediate practical benefits to mankind. If I have chosen this field of study, it was because I believed in its importance in spite of its theoretical character.
We have this American president, Obama, born of an African father, who is saying we will not give you aid if you don’t embrace homosexuality. We ask, was he born out of homosexuality? We need continuity in our race, and that comes from the woman, and no to homosexuality.
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
People give more importance to material things, it all seems to be a power game, while people ought be making the most of every moment as time is fleeting.
I’d like to congratulate myself, and thank myself, and give myself a big pat on the back.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
Good grooming is integral and impeccable style is a must. If you don’t look the part, no one will want to give you time or money.
The best gift you can give yourself is getting over the fear of embarrassment because then you’re completely free to try anything.
The whole point of collaboration is that you give and take from each other, and that’s how you create things that are totally new.
A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can’t be much good.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.
There are no shortcuts to success. You have to believe in yourself, and never give up.
We live in a disposable society. It’s easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name – we call it recycling.
To be more childlike, you don’t have to give up being an adult. The fully integrated person is capable of being both an adult and a child simultaneously. Recapture the childlike feelings of wide-eyed excitement, spontaneous appreciation, cutting loose, and being full of awe and wonder at this magnificent universe.
If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.
Nobody wants to give up good players.
Time has nothing to do with the gifts that the gods give you; it’s what you do.
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
What’s cool is when you’re able to give your audience imagination and you don’t have to cage them in like animals.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
What was freely given to me, I freely give.
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man’s conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
I am a fighter; I will keep fighting and will never give up.
The most important part are the fans, that people going home are happy. It’s their time off, and you should give them something to enjoy.
So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
I give people what they want in the hope that they will begin to want what I want to give them!
What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.
I may play poorly at times, but I’ll always try to give my best effort.
Negotiation is often described as the art of letting the other side have your way. You have to give the other side a chance to put stuff on the table voluntarily.
There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting.
Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.
We can feel sad, hurt, demoralized. But we can’t give up.
That’s how we do it in the black community; we give back to the people who made us who we are. We never forget that.
I’m not perfect but I always try to give of my best.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.
I don’t want to waste anyone’s time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
To read the Bible is of itself a laudable occupation and can scarcely fail of being a useful employment of time; but the habit of reflecting upon what you have read is equally essential as than of reading itself, to give it all the efficacy of which it is susceptible.
To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.
Give the lady what she wants!
I’m a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it’s bad or good.
If each photograph steals a bit of the soul, isn’t it possible that I give up pieces of mine every time I take a picture?
You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.
Never give a sucker an even break.
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.
Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else – I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
I don’t care if I win or lose; I know I’m going to give 110%, and I’m going to hold my head high at the end of the day.
I feel more like I’m a person who has so much to offer in different capacities that it would be a danger for me not to give myself a chance to spread my wings in all different directions.
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
Making better choices takes work. There is a daily give and take, but it is worth the effort.
In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
Time is our ultimate scarcity. Isaac Newton can give us more electricity, but he can’t give us more than 24 hours of the day of time. And so we’re constantly having to sacrifice alternate activities to get the one that pleases us most.
Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
It is not the soul alone that should be healthy; if the mind is healthy in a healthy body, all will be healthy and much better prepared to give God greater service.
The strangest part about being famous is you don’t get to give first impressions anymore. Everyone already has an impression of you before you meet them.
You just never give up. You do a task to the best of your abilities and beyond.
Some people have been kind enough to call me a fine artist. I’ve always called myself an illustrator. I’m not sure what the difference is. All I know is that whatever type of work I do, I try to give it my very best. Art has been my life.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
Our mothers give us so many gifts. They give us the precious gift of life, of course, but they also leave treasured lessons that can guide us along our journeys even when they are no longer with us.
My goal is to give girls and boys a different idea of expression. It’s not always about looking pretty or cute. It’s about expressing yourself however that may be, even if that’s being silly or goofy or weird.
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
The worst men often give the best advice.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized – never knowing.
There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don’t.
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.
It is labor that keeps the strong man strong. And spiritual labor, toil and burden-bearing, is what will give strength to the church of Christ.
Even at my lowest point, when I’ve wanted to give up, I know that I have to believe in myself because I’m all that I have.
Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.
If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry‘.
Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don’t give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.
Marriage is give and take. You’d better give it to her or she’ll take it anyway.
Something is better than nothing. Doin’ anything for a man, there’s investments involved, there’s time and production. It’s better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat.
Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet.
I’m only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else’s life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there’s no point in me blaming you for what’s wrong in my life.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
One of Satan‘s most deceptive and powerful ways of defeating us is to get us to believe a lie. And the biggest lie is that there are no consequences to our own doing. Satan will give you whatever you ask for if it will lead you where he ultimately wants you.
I always say: ‘Share your happiness with the world, give other people that happiness and let it come back,’ but some things make me question it. I don’t know if I want some people to know that I am happy. I think a lot of people want to take it away from you, and that’s really scary.
A superhero represents infinite possibility. It represents the peak of aspiration and courage. And if you see yourself reflected as a superhero, you will give yourself permission to dream anything.
Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.
To disclose too much of one’s inventions and achievements is one and the same thing as to give up the fruit of one’s ingenuity.
Keep da money, cars, fame, and jewelry, and jus give me all the happiness – I’ll be good forever.
In baseball, you can’t kill the clock. You’ve got to give the other man his chance. That’s why this is the greatest game.
Just give me a mic, and I’ll rock it.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
I believe that you see something that you want to get done, you cannot give up, and you cannot give in.
We want to give people positive energy and we also want to comfort people.
In life, you have ups and downs, but you should never give up. You should always try to get ahead.
Estate planning is an important and everlasting gift you can give your family. And setting up a smooth inheritance isn’t as hard as you might think.
Me, my heart and my soul will always be a fighter. I’m not comfortable with saying, ‘I’m done. I quit. I give up.’ That’s the way I am, and that’s the way I always will be. From the day I was born to the day I die, I am a fighter!
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
Give me an authentic woman, and I’m happy.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow.
As life goes on, we accrue more and more loseable objects. Providence dictates that objects that are too large to lose, such as houses, always come with tiny little keys, specially designed to give you the slip.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.
I would say it simply: No one can give that which he doesn’t personally possess, which means we cannot transmit the Holy Spirit in an effective way, render the Spirit perceptible, if we ourselves aren’t close to the Spirit.
Give a man a free hand and he’ll run it all over you.
Acting isn’t something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you’re going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results.
‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ in 1987 was a huge international hit followed by several more, and while I appreciated how lucky I was, it catapulted me into a completely new world and simply took over my life.
People are so difficult. Give me an elephant any day.
Men lose all the material things they leave behind them in this world, but they carry with them the reward of their charity and the alms they give. For these, they will receive from the Lord the reward and recompense they deserve.
Gluttony is harder than it looks. It’s listed as a sin, as something you give in to, when really it’s a skill, requiring not just hunger but resilience. That’s why the most resilient city in the country, New Orleans, is also the most gluttonous.
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.
Give light and people will find the way.
Being able to give someone a hug from the heart, it’s healing. It’s healing for yourself and healing for others, and we need a lot of that.
The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.
I am so rich that I must give myself away.
Remember that you don’t choose love; love chooses you. All you really can do is accept it for all its mystery when it comes into your life. Feel the way it fills you to overflowing then reach out and give it away.
The dinosaurs aren’t remembered for much more than their bones. When humanity‘s gone, what do we give to this little planet that we’re on, and what could we do collectively, removing the pride?
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
Marriage is not all rainbows and butterflies; you have to give in to your partner‘s whims every now and then, and that’s a two-way street.
Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are.
The focus is what is right before you – to give it your best. It sows the seeds of tomorrow.
If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the Ikea employees.
Give your clients the earliest delivery consistent with quality – whatever the inconvenience to us.
Someone may ask, ‘How is justice greater than all the other virtues?’ The other virtues gratify the one who possesses them; justice does not give pleasure to the one possessing it, but instead pleases others.
The fact that a man is open to being with an older woman suggests that he doesn’t give a hang what other people think of him. More likely, he’s confident, open-minded and willing to make his own rules.
Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
Everything depends on our ability to sustainably inhabit this earth, and true sustainability will require us all to change our way of thinking on how we take from the earth and how we give back.
A lot of people have their big dreams and get knocked down and don’t have things go their way. And you never give up hope, and you really just hold on to it. Hard work and perserverance. You just keep getting up and getting up, and then you get that breakthrough.
The biggest problem is that Facebook and Google are these giant feedback loops that give people what they want to hear. And when you use them in a world where your biases are being constantly confirmed, you become susceptible to fake news, propaganda, demagoguery.
Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won’t need a third.
I think sportsmanship is knowing that it is a game, that we are only as a good as our opponents, and whether you win or lose, to always give 100 percent.
The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
Dont give up. Obstacles can be overcome through strategy and learning.
Our focus needs to be less on what our legacy‘s going to be or how we can control each other and more how we can give to each other.
Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
A myth is a way of making sense in a senseless world. Myths are narrative patterns that give significance to our existence.
Give yourself a chance to see how much better life will get. And it will get better.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress.
A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.
Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
I’d rather give my life than be afraid to give it.
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
I thought being in the wheelchair might be kind of limiting for me as an actor. It turned out cool in a lot of ways. Of course, at the end of the day, I can get up out of the chair and go home, but I’m very acutely aware that most people can’t, so I try to give the situation that depth.
I don’t give a damn what people say about me. I like me the way I am, and who cares what other people say?
If you read enough biography and history, you learn how people have dealt successfully or unsuccessfully with similar situations or patterns in the past. It doesn’t give you a template of answers, but it does help you refine the questions you have to ask yourself.
Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.
Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.
I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.