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Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
David Allan Coe
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Charles de Montesquieu
It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I'm not naive, and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
J. K. Rowling
We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart.
I'm an ambitious person. I never consider myself in competition with anyone, and I'm not saying that from an arrogant standpoint, it's just that my journey started so, so long ago, and I'm still on it and I won't stand still.
The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
Some people can't stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I'm a regular talking machine. It's all or nothing for me.
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.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
I think penguins are the most human of all the birds, which may be why people love them. They're cute, they stand upright and they look like they're wearing tuxedos.
If you want to be a real human being - a real woman, a real man - you cannot tolerate things which put you to indignation, to outrage. You must stand up. I always say to people, 'Look around; look at what makes you unhappy, what makes you furious, and then engage yourself in some action.'
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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