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A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greek and Roman leave to us.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
H. P. Lovecraft
You have the right to kill me, but you don't have the right to judge me. That's life. There's nobility in that. There's focus. It's genuine. It's crystal and it's pure and it's available to everybody, so just shut your traps and put down your McDonalds, your vaccines, your Us Weekly, your TMZ and the rest of it.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
T. S. Eliot
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
I don't think that you can fake warmth. You can fake lust, jealousy, anger; those are all quite easy. But actual, genuine warmth? I don't think you can fake it.
Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
Alice Duer Miller
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.
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
David Herbert Lawrence
What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!
My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
Honore de Balzac
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
A genuine man goes to the roots. To be a radical is no more than that: to go to the roots.
Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme.
E. M. Forster
If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.
But communication is two-sided - vital and profound communication makes demands also on those who are to receive it... demands in the sense of concentration, of genuine effort to receive what is being communicated.
There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
Genuine happiness can only be achieved when we transform our way of life from the unthinking pursuit of pleasure to one committed to enriching our inner lives, when we focus on 'being more' rather than simply having more.
Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being.
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