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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.
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.
Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn't much. But the things that I'm really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I'm not successful, what do I have?
If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can't do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings.
I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don't know.
I think that we all do heroic things, but hero is not a noun, it's a verb.
Robert Downey, Jr.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
I think that one of the things that you do learn is that falling in love and being in love with someone is a rarity. That you don't fall in love as many times as you think you're going to. And then when you do, it's really special; it's really important.
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I was quiet, a loner. I was one of those children where, if you put me in a room and gave me some crayons and a pencils, you wouldn't hear from me for nine straight hours. And I was always drawing racing cars and rockets and spaceships and planes, things that were very fast that would take me away.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
Make bold choices and make mistakes. It's all those things that add up to the person you become.
People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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