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I don't think of myself as unbreakable. Perhaps I'm just rather flexible and adaptable.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.
Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past.
T. D. Jakes
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.
The ability to compromise is not a diplomatic politeness toward a partner but rather taking into account and respecting your partner's legitimate interests.
The question is not, 'Can they reason?' nor, 'Can they talk?' but rather, 'Can they suffer?'
A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation, rather than by greed.
I try to be as honest about what I see and to speak rather than be silent, especially if it means I can save lives, or serve humanity.
I think the thing we see is that as people are using video games more, they tend to watch passive TV a bit less. And so using the PC for the Internet, playing video games, is starting to cut into the rather unbelievable amount of time people spend watching TV.
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning.
John Henry Newman
I am generally a very happy and easygoing person. I also believe it's always better to meet people with a smile rather than looking cold, especially when you first meet. It changes everything.
To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing.
Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
The East Germans first used biomechanics. This meant that rather than guessing about technique and form, they could apply changes to athletic performance based on science.
Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.
Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have.
I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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