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Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
We are all busy. It's easy to find excuses for not reaching out to others, but I imagine they will sound as hollow to our Heavenly Father as the elementary school boy who gave his teacher a note asking that he be excused from school March 30th through the 34th.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I think we should all be tolerant of each other and embrace each others' strengths and differences and uniqueness and beauty.
In an ideal world, nobody's work would be just about the money. People could pursue excellence in what they do, take pride in achievement, and derive meaning from knowing that their work improved the lives of others.
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Thomas a Kempis
I think every family is dysfunctional, and some manage to control it better than others.
If you aren't just brought up in your tribe but interact with other people either directly or vicariously, through journalism and literature, you see what life is like from other points of view and are less likely to demonize them or dehumanize others and more likely to empathize with them.
The financial industry is a service industry. It should serve others before it serves itself.
One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine.
The gift that has been given to me says much about our capacity for great compassion and generosity, and I hope it sends an inspiring message to others about the importance of organ donation.
Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
George Bernard Shaw
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism.
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Ultimately we need to recognize that while humans continue to build urban landscapes, we share these spaces with others species.
Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
Human beings are social creatures. We are social not just in the trivial sense that we like company, and not just in the obvious sense that we each depend on others. We are social in a more elemental way: simply to exist as a normal human being requires interaction with other people.
Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
To some people heavy metal is Motorhead and to others it's Judas Priest.
We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.
Michel de Montaigne
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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