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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.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
William Arthur Ward
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
C. S. Lewis
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
John W. Gardner
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.
We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.
When everything is moving and shifting, the only way to counteract chaos is stillness. When things feel extraordinary, strive for ordinary. When the surface is wavy, dive deeper for quieter waters.
It might sound ordinary for a woman to find out her husband's cheating on her, but not if you're the woman and it's your husband.
I'm a quiet person, and I live a quiet, pleasant, ordinary, simple life.
Mary McGarry Morris
My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.
Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
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.
Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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