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Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. It may mean giving up familiar but limiting patterns, safe but unrewarding work, values no longer believed in, and relationships that have lost their meaning.
John C. Maxwell
You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way.
First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
In my life I've learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we're all searching for. I haven't come across anyone who didn't become a better person through love.
The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares. Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
I'm like, over love. Crush, smush. I can't. I'm giving up on love at this point. I'm hoping for a crush. Actually, no. I don't want a crush. I want someone to crush on me.
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it's giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you'd be amazed over the course of 10 years, the strides you've taken.
When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen.
Giving opens the way for receiving.
Florence Scovel Shinn
One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It's nothing fake or jive. They're giving sincere appreciation. And it's not that easy to express.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
We cannot create observers by saying 'observe', but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
I just don't know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.
Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
Arnold H. Glasow
I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.
Encouraging young people to believe in themselves and find their own voice whether it's through writing, drama or art is so important in giving young people a sense of self-worth.
If you look at history, innovation doesn't come just from giving people incentives; it comes from creating environments where their ideas can connect.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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