We’ve collected the best Things Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Henry Ford, Eric Butterworth, Kyle Carpenter, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Hope Solo. Use them as an inspiration.
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.
Be thankful for what you have. Appreciate the small and simple things.
Good things are associated with blue, like clear days, more than singing the blues. Just the word ‘blue’ in the singular is full of optimism and positive connotation to most people.
God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you’re able to pay off your house. That’s God shifting things in your favor.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from doing little things well.
With all of the bad things that are happening in the world right now, I think we need a message of togetherness and true unity. I believe that starts with personal reflection and then we can find kindness toward each other.
More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it’s bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.
See any detour as an opportunity to experience new things.
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
Only when a man will not do some things is he capable of doing great things.
Family always gonna be there. The material things, they come and go.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
I don’t react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don’t care about anything. It’s just too hard for me to get emotional. I can’t cry no more.
The hallmark of successful people is that they are always stretching themselves to learn new things.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
The way to know life is to love many things.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.
If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.
Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.
The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication‘ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
When I was a boy, the priest, my uncle, carefully inculcated upon me this proverb, which I then learned and have ever since kept in my mind: ‘Dico tibi verum, Libertas optima rerum; Nunquam servili, sub nexu vivito, fili.’ ‘I tell you a truth: Liberty is the best of things, my son; never live under any slavish bond.’
It’s the small things that will make you successful.
If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.
Our children are counting on us to provide two things: consistency and structure. Children need parents who say what they mean, mean what they say, and do what they say they are going to do.
There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature.
Good things happen when you meet strangers.
When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.
Whatever you put around yourself, you will be the mirror of it. Surround yourself with things you love.
Just knowing you don’t have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn – and those are all good things.
It’s not ‘can’; it’s ‘will.’ You have to will things into fruition.
With the right people, culture, and values, you can accomplish great things.
Needing to have things perfect is the surest way to immobilize yourself with frustration.
I have no plan. I will leave it to the good things and good times to find me.
To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts and deep sympathy. With the benefit of historical hindsight we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
A nice person is a ‘yes’ person, whereas a good person is a person who accepts their responsibility in things and moves forward and tries to constantly evolve and isn’t afraid to say no or challenge someone or be honest or truthful.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
At the end of the day, the position is just a position, a title is just a title, and those things come and go. It’s really your essence and your values that are important.
My father taught me not to overthink things, that nothing will ever be perfect, so just keep moving and do your best.
The only way you gain mental toughness is to do things you’re not happy doing. If you continue doing things that you’re satisfied and make you happy, you’re not getting stronger. You’re staying where you’re at. Either you’re getting better, or you’re getting worse. You’re not staying the same.
Everyone goes down a road that they’re not supposed to go down. You can do two things from it. You can keep going down that road and go to a dark place. Or you can turn and go up the hill and go to the top – try to go to the top.
O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done.
When I read things like the foundations of capitalism are shattering, I’m like, maybe we need that. Maybe we need some time where we’re walking around with a donkey with pots clanging on the sides.
The more things you do, the more you can do.
Some men see things as they are, and say why. I dream of things that never were, and say why not.
I tend to approach things from a physics framework. And physics teaches you to reason from first principles rather than by analogy.
The key to making things affordable is design and technology improvements, as well as scale.
The things that make us different, those are our superpowers.
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.
For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.
Your journey never ends. Life has a way of changing things in incredible ways.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.
Things can go away just like that. You got to be always respectful and nice and positive.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about.
Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.
Intelligence is the ability to solve problems, and consciousness is the ability to feel things and have subjective experiences.
A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.
It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.
I like to complain and do nothing to make things better.
In our personal and professional lives, we are constantly hit with one adversity after the other, most of which we have no control over. But the four things we have total control over is how we react, how we adapt, how we breathe, and how we take action.
There’s no question that as science, knowledge and technology advance, that we will attempt to do more significant things. And there’s no question that we will always have to temper those things with ethics.
I’ve made peace with the fact that the things that I thought were weaknesses or flaws were just me. I like them.
You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.
Live your life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift. There is nothing small in it. Far the greatest things grow by God’s law out of the smallest. But to live your life, you must discipline it.
If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.
Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
I think electricity will create a new world. I feel like the world will change a lot with electricity, and I wonder how it will change, it’s scary, and it’s going to be fun. I think there are so many things to think about when it comes to electric cars.
Fashion and music are two great artistic forms that can be molded by the youth culture – our taste and our passion for evolving things in our limited time on earth allows us to look at things with fresh eyes.
Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There’s a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything.
Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
I do believe that when you are a good person, good things will happen to you.
I am not interested in shooting new things – I am interested to see things new.
The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
I know I haven’t always done things the right way. I’m just trying to reflect on how to make myself better, how to become a better man, a better father, a better person, a better artist.
I’m always trying to prove to my 17-year-old self that I can do creative things I thought weren’t possible.
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient will we should always have sufficient means. It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.
I’m not always going to say things the perfect way, the right way. But I’m going to say how I feel.
I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
Open-minded people tend to be interested in Buddhism because Buddha urged people to investigate things – he didn’t just command them to believe.
In football, the worst things are excuses. Excuses mean you cannot grow or move forward.
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don’t know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox‘s or bear’s, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
A leader‘s job is not to do the work for others, it’s to help others figure out how to do it themselves, to get things done, and to succeed beyond what they thought possible.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Foreign languages was the only thing that interested me when I was at school, so playing in another language… it is quite demanding because if it is not your mother tongue, you are missing some connotations and some emotional depth of certain things.
I’m interested in two things. I’m interested in truth and I’m interested in fairness.
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
Success is not about how much money we have in the bank, but it’s about how many peoples’ lives we have impacted through it. Success is experienced when we do things which are never done before.
Looking back is a way to sharpen the focus on the things you want to change in your life. I think there’s something about nostalgia that really puts a fine point on the here-and-now, and that can be incredibly fascinating and interesting and engaging for the mind.
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.
Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse.
I have so much chaos in my life, it’s become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.
A life of anybody is not perfect; there is always things that happen, and that is what makes it interesting.
People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
I believe that good things come to those who work.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Football is the most important of the less important things in the world.
Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.
You will only be remembered for two things: the problems you solve or the ones you create.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
I feel as though, if you’re able to control your dreams, you have more power and control over your mind, like you could reach more areas of your mind. Therefore, I feel like it creates the ability for you to achieve more things in reality.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.
There are two things people want more than sex and money… recognition and praise.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.
There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.
If you do things to the limit, and don’t purposely go over that limit, then I think it’s fine to do whatever you want. So long as you enjoy it. That’s what’s important.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
I have a personal philosophy in life: If somebody else can do something that I’m doing, they should do it. And what I want to do is find things that would represent a unique contribution to the world – the contribution that only I, and my portfolio of talents, can make happen. Those are my priorities in life.
What consumerism really is, at its worst is getting people to buy things that don’t actually improve their lives.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out… without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
The most important things in life aren’t things.
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
I am always looking forward to learn new things in my life.
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
You don’t have to be a ‘person of influence‘ to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they’ve taught me.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
Biology is the study of complicated things that have the appearance of having been designed with a purpose.
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.
I’m a tomboy at heart. I always like to say that I’m an ordinary girl doing extraordinary things.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything.
A great restaurant is one that just makes you feel like you’re not sure whether you went out or you came home and confuses you. If it can do both of those things at the same time, you’re hooked.
One of the things I was taught in law school is that I’d never be able to think the same again – that being a lawyer is something that’s part of who I am as an individual now.
Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.
Dragon fruit is very subtle, very delicate. So you want to be careful not to kill it with things that have very strong flavor.
Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.
Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.
The only two things that scare me are God and the IRS.
Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
The good and bad things are what form us as people… change makes us grow.
I’m an imperfect person. I’ve let anger, jealousy, all the emotions, get the best of me. If I go into books, word by word, little by little, they help re-center and re-ground me and put me on the right path. Life is a journey. I’m very focused on the things I do and have learned not to be pressured.
Money and women. They’re two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn’t do for anything else. Same with money.
Life is a journey. When we stop, things don’t go right.
There’s a lot of things we go through and we don’t even know why… At the end of the day, God has a purpose and a plan for you, and that’s kind of how I take that.
The more I learn about things, I realise how wrong I was before.
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them.
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
In this hectic life, we have no time to take care of ourselves, hence massage is needed for rejuvenation and stress reduction. A lot of people are looking for quick fixes: like, they are taking medications, and they are doing other things which are not healthy. But massage is very holistic and natural.
You don’t do things right once in a while. You do things right all the time.
Things don’t always go your way in football: there are always good and bad times. At the end of the day, you have to have a positive attitude and a strong mentality and not let any setbacks get you down. And that’s what I’ve done – I’ve tried to keep my composure, even when things aren’t going the way I’d like.
I like to challenge myself. I like to learn – so I like to try new things and try to keep growing.
Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
The world is not black and white; there are lots of shades of grey. There are good things and bad things in every era, and I think it’s kind of very blindfolded to say one era was wonderful, as it was wonderful, but there were a lot of bad things as well.
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.
All things are possible until they are proved impossible – and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I’ve got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
When things are going bad, don’t get all bummed out. Don’t get startled; don’t get frustrated. If you can say the word ‘good,’ guess what? It means you’re still alive. It means you’re still breathing.
Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.
We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and will go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics.
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Small things make me smile.
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
I’ve learned over the years that people are human and have mood swings, regardless of how talented they are. Today, I’m looking at life from a realistic point of view instead of the way I would want things to be.
Small things sometimes mean a whole lot!
There are few things more dishonorable than misleading the young.
You can’t please everybody. You’d be crazy if you’re trying to. So take some time out to do some things for yourself.
Even nice things don’t make you happy when you’re tired.
Happiness is a state of mind, you know. I don’t think you are permanently happy. One is happy about certain things and not so happy about others.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan… believe… act!
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
The moon is the accomplice of all things related to the heart.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Time, the devourer of all things.
I started ‘Outer Banks,’ because there’s so much hype around it. I saw one episode and I didn’t really continue, but I got to keep going at it. Two of the actors on there were also in ‘Stranger Things,’ and all my friends always ask, ‘Oh my God, you know Madelyn Cline. She was in ‘Stranger Things’ too.’
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
Sometimes over things that I did, movies that didn’t turn out very well – you go, ‘Why did you do that?’ But in the end, I can’t regret them because I met amazing people. There was always something that was worth it.
Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.
Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
The world is full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
There’s beauty everywhere. There are amazing things happening everywhere, you just have to be able to open your eyes and witness it. Some days, that’s harder than others.
I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.
As long as you’re not hurting anybody else, as long as you’re being kind to people and you’re doing what you love, only good things can come of it.
You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can’t just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn’t come off the way you thought it should come off.
Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.
You’re never too old to start learning, and you’re never too young to aim high and achieve great things.
I’m always trying to turn things upside down and see if they look any better.
Change in all things is sweet.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
I think it’s important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.
To me, ideology is corrupt; it’s a parasite on religious structures. To be an ideologue is to have all of the terrible things that are associated with religious certainty and none of the utility. If you’re an ideologue, you believe everything that you think. If you’re religious, there’s a mystery left there.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.
Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things – of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires.
Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.
I collect memories. I look for opportunities to try new things, go to new places, and meet new people all the time.
There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors.
I did many stupid things. I made many mistakes, but I learnt from everything. I still make mistakes; I still learn from them. Nobody is perfect.
If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.
Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.
The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.
Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.
Violence is one of the most fun things to watch.
An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.
If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do.
Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.
Everyone has a different life story. Things happen rapidly for someone, and things move slowly for others.
Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
The only real things in life is the unexpected things. Everything else is just an illusion.
Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.
Life is short, so go for things you enjoy.
If I were to say, ‘God, why me?’ about the bad things, then I should have said, ‘God, why me?’ about the good things that happened in my life.
People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
When you’re working with good people it brings good things out in you.
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
It’s crazy how fast time flies and how things progress.
Be able to delegate, because there are some things that you just can’t do by yourself.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
People first, then money, then things.
One of the most beautiful things in the world is seeing a mommy with her kids. There’s nothing more beautiful, nothing more sublime.
You can’t know what you don’t know. You can’t know about things you have yet to discover.
So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.
The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.
Change can be frightening, and the temptation is often to resist it. But change almost always provides opportunities – to learn new things, to rethink tired processes, and to improve the way we work.
If I could talk to my younger self, I would just say that the path to great things is filled with a lot of stumbles, suffering, and challenges along the way. But if you have the right attitude and know that hard times will pass – and you get up each time – you will reach your destination.
If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden.
What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant, colorful.
Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.
Sometimes things have to get worse before they get better.
Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?
I’m the kind of person who doesn’t really focus on more negativity. I’m a positive person, and I look at things in a positive way.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Success, to me, is just doing things that I’m really proud of.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
Being natural is incredibly empowering for women because it’s just who you are. You’re embracing all the beautiful things about you from your head to your toes. Because when you mask so much of your natural beauty, people don’t get to see that.
You can’t jump from little things to big things. It just takes time and patience.
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It’s also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
Things are not going to be easy, things are not going to be fair. Just do your best.
The more things change, the more they are the same.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.
I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by.
Many big and small things happen in our lives, almost on daily basis, and I hope that everyone would not lose the trust that they have in themselves, and never lose positive attitude.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
Look! Don’t be deceived by appearances – men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Just simple things – I like black and white, monochrome; I like suits.
Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
As pessimistic as I am about the nature of human beings and our capacity for atrocity and malevolence and betrayal and laziness and inertia, and all those things, I think we can transcend all that and set things straight.
Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.
Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.
There are so many great things in life; why dwell on negativity?
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
Every day, I like to wake up and remind myself to be grateful of the simple things.
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies – all of the things that quite literally make us who we are.
I’m a human being. I’ve got opinions, I’m not always right, I’m not always on time, I don’t always say things in the proper way, but my intentions are always extremely pure.
I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at my self and say, ‘Calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax.’
I’ve trained myself to illuminate the things in my personality that are likable and to hide and protect the things that are less likeable.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, ‘I feel good, I have my health, and I’m so blessed.’ That’s the way I choose to look at it.
I just owe almost everything to my father and it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.
If we are honest with ourselves, we have to admit that sometimes our assumptions and preconceived notions are wrong, and therefore, our interpretation of events is incorrect. This causes us to overreact, to take things personally, or to judge people unfairly.
We really have the most beautiful planet in our solar system. None other can sustain life like we know it. None other has blue water and white clouds covering colorful landmasses filled with thriving, beautiful, living things like human beings.
Times may have changed, but there are some things that are always with us – loneliness is one of them.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once.
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
If you don’t lose, you cannot enjoy the victories. So I have to accept both things.
But time growing old teaches all things.
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.
Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.
You can’t regulate child labor. You can’t regulate slavery. Some things are just wrong.
Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.
Life goes by fast. Enjoy it. Calm down. It’s all funny. Next. Everyone gets so upset about the wrong things.
We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges.
I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
As you get older, the cliches of life ring true. It’s the simple things that matter most: your family, the people you love, your health and sanity.
Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I do not regret the things I’ve done, but those I did not do.
Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.
Life is tough, and things don’t always work out well, but we should be brave and go on with our lives.
The things that we love tell us what we are.
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like.
To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don’t enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It’s not the law-abiding citizens, it’s not the person who uses it as a hobby.
Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.
The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.
Fixing a broken immigration system. Protecting our kids from gun violence. Equal pay for equal work, paid leave, raising the minimum wage. All these things still matter to hardworking families; they are still the right thing to do; and I will not let up until they get done.
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
If you go back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic – being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago.
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.
We spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to make impressions that don’t matter.
Surround yourself with people and things that inspire you. Learn everything you can.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
I just got an ear for the kind of things I like.
Notice the small things. The rewards are inversely proportional.
Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.
Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
God gave me life to continue to do things that I would never have done.
We can’t change the past but we can learn from history and remember the important things – the sacrifices our loved ones made, and the price of our freedom today.
There’s three things men always talk about – women, sports, and cars.
You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren’t true, but you never hear about the positive.
Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.
I would say to always follow your dream. And dream big because my whole career, including any of the things that I’ve accomplished, I never thought in a million years that I would be here. So it just proves that once you believe in yourself, and you put your mind to something, you can do it.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?’
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.
You have to always continue to strive no matter how hard things get, no matter how troubled you feel. No matter how tough things get, no matter how many times you lose, you keep trying to win.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I used to work with autistic children, and they said a lot of funny things to me.
Isn’t it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?
There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.
You can’t be all things to all people.
Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.
I do not love to be printed on every occasion, much less to be dunned and teased by foreigners about mathematical things or to be thought by our own people to be trifling away my time about them when I should be about the king’s business.
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.
If you look at it ecologically, deforestation is high on the list of things which bring devastation. You cut down trees to build homes, for fuel, and you end up with no trees left, and you have to move on. If you take the earth as a whole, eventually there’s nowhere to move on to.
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.
For what is a man, what has he got? If not himself, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.
The world is so unpredictable. Things happen suddenly, unexpectedly. We want to feel we are in control of our own existence. In some ways we are, in some ways we’re not. We are ruled by the forces of chance and coincidence.
The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it’s only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.
The bad thing about being a famous comedian is that every now and then someone approaches me to tell an old joke. Don’t tell me jokes – I have that. People also say the weirdest things, sometimes sarcastic things, and even evil things. They like to provoke to get a reaction.
All things truly wicked start from innocence.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
The American Dream is a term that is often used but also often misunderstood. It isn’t really about becoming rich or famous. It is about things much simpler and more fundamental than that.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Joy is not in things; it is in us.
It doesn’t pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he’ll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn’t say.
A man’s face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man’s thoughts and aspirations.
It’s the little things that count, hundreds of ’em.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
As you get older, you want less from the world; you just want to experience it. Any barriers to feeling emotions get dismantled. And ordinary things become beautifully poetic.
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
Memories are the best things in life, I think.
The most simple things can bring the most happiness.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
Struggle teaches you a lot of things, and I am happy that I witnessed a roller coaster ride. The journey has improved me as a person and made me more mature.
At the end of the day, I’m fighting for the things I said I’d fight for.
People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.
I never said most of the things I said.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
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.
I don’t spend my time pontificating about high-concept things; I spend my time solving engineering and manufacturing problems.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
Things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.
When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
People are afraid of things they don’t understand. They don’t know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.
The more you embrace the weird crazy things about you, the more you find your tribe.
If we drive down the cost of transportation in space, we can do great things.
I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile.
Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.
I made odd noises as a child. Just did weird things, like turn off light switches twice. I think my parents thought I had Tourette’s syndrome.
I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realise is that you’re not alone.
All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
Being a teen can be tough. Just try to surround yourself with really good friends that really have your back, and also be a really good friend to those who really care about you. If you’re not sure about certain things, talk to your friends that you trust and your family.
Human nature is above all things lazy.
A good society is characterised not just by liberty but by mutual respect and responsibility. When this breaks down it takes a lot more than police officers to put things right.
Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger.
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
Life is too short to do the things you don’t love doing.
I know I may have done some bad things, but I’m not a bad person.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
We have to acknowledge that adolescence is that time of transition where we begin to introduce to children that life isn’t pretty, that there are difficult things, there are hard situations, it’s not fair. Bad things happen to good people.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
The best things in life sometimes happen spontaneously.
Difficult things aren’t easy, but they’re worth it.
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, the ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control that can lead you to be shattered.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen.
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
Life is too short to be arguing over some little things.
In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
I think it’s difficult to say what exactly made me become a successful DJ. It depends on so many different things. If I were given an award, I would thank my family, friends, Tiesto and the great team behind me for all their support and hard work. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today.
The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.
I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
At some stage in most people’s lives, things turn upside down, and nothing is as you expected it to be.
I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.
I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
You only get one shot in your life, and you might as well push yourself and try things.
Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.
Man’s greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
My life has been a blessing. I’m grateful for everything I do have and the places I’m going and the things I’ve seen.
You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.
I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
I basically taught myself how to DJ, but I’ve been inspired by DJs throughout my whole career. I have some good friends that would hook us up with music. You learn some little things here and there from each DJ and you just take it and put your own style into to it.
I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible.
Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you get up and keep going.
I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.