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Now we're in the midst of not just advocating for change, not just calling for change - we're doing the grinding, sometimes frustrating work of delivering change - inch by inch, day by day.
A calling is you feel - you look out and see the need - maybe it's the need for the poor, to help poor people. Maybe it's the need to get involved in the race problem, as Martin Luther King was - felt called.
We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.'
Martin Luther King said it was time to inject a new dimension of love into the veins of human civilization. I don't think anyone is calling Martin Luther King a New Age woo-woo.
Calling it off comes easy enough if you haven't told the girl you are smitten with her.
I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters.
I was living an extremely burdensome life, because every time I prayed, I became more clearly aware of my faults. On the one hand, God was calling me. On the other, I was following the way of the world. Doing what God wanted made me happy; but I felt bound by the things of this world.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the 'environmentalist' view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view.
E. O. Wilson
Fathers, yours is an eternal calling from which you are never released.
Ezra Taft Benson
I've known from long ago that the universe was calling me. If you were one of those annoying adults that said, 'Oh, what are you gonna be when you grow up?' I would say, 'Astrophysicist.' And then they'd walk away real quickly.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism.
My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less, but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?
I'm moving into that eldership age, you know? I'm at the 'wise woman' age where it's not about learning, but utilizing the information that I have in a way that serves other people. That's a high calling and it's a great responsibility.
Political debate with liberals is basically impossible in America today because liberals are calling names while conservatives are trying to make arguments.
Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in.
Emile M. Cioran
I always believed that my work should be unfinished in the sense that I encourage people to add their creativity to it, either conceptually or physically. Back in the 1960s, I was calling for 'Unfinished Music,' number one, and number two, with my artwork - I was taking unfinished work into the gallery. And that's how I was looking at it.
We magnify our priesthood and enlarge our calling when we serve with diligence and enthusiasm in those responsibilities to which we are called by proper authority.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Writing is a calling, not a choice.
If you were to ask me about a mistake I have made, it's calling my fourth album, 'New Jersey', because for the first time in my life, we were compared to the E Street Band.
Jon Bon Jovi
I've a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments.
I have a calling in my soul, if you like, to try to make my life in some way worthwhile. What is the value of my existence?
It is self-evident that no number of men, by conspiring, and calling themselves a government, can acquire any rights whatever over other men, or other men's property, which they had not before, as individuals.
In Nine Inch Nails, I've been the guy calling the shots since inception. I'd gotten used to that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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