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Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
The importance of building relationships among colleagues, of trying to create coalitions behind the issues that you are championing, was not something I ever had much insight into until I was elected and started serving in the Senate.
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
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.
Vincent Van Gogh
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Honore de Balzac
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God.
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
Arthur Conan Doyle
God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
The best vision is insight.
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
Thank the Lord for using each person as a tool in your life to deepen your insight into His grace and conforming you to the image of His Son.
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.
Only an artist as preternaturally acute and copacetic, as oddly visionary and just odd as Richard Artschwager, would be able to lay out the whole course of human evolution and have it make some kind of sense while also seeming like a dazzling insight.
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
I did 13-something years of talking to wrestlers and promoters about why they did certain things and why they booked matches a certain way and what they were thinking and whether they were satisfied with the draw. And I got a lot of insight in the business.
Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly.
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society.
Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
I actually do think you're seeing this trend towards organizations just caring more about their brand and engaging. And so I think Home Depot will want to humanize itself. I think that's a lot of why companies are starting blogs, are just giving more insight into what's going on with them.
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