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  • If you carry someone else's fears and live by someone else's values, you may find that you have lived their lives.

    May   Live By   Ifs  
  • To know nothing is the happiest life.

    Life   Inspire   Live By  
  • Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

    Uplifting   Men   Soul  
    Mahatma Gandhi, Thomas Merton (2007). “Gandhi on Non-Violence”, p.106, New Directions Publishing
  • A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.

    "Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations" by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt,Oratio Pro Cnæo Plancio, XXXIII, p. 336-37, 1922.
  • As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing, soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next no one left to borrow from - so must it be with a government.

    Abraham Lincoln (2012). “The Complete Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln (Biographically Annotated Edition)”, p.252, Jazzybee Verlag
  • People always fall in love with the most perfect aspects of each other's personalities. Who wouldn't? Anybody can love the most wonderful parts of another person. But that's not the clever trick. The really clever trick is this: Can you accept the flaws? Can you look at your partner's faults honestly and say, 'I can work around that. I can make something out of it.'? Because the good stuff is always going to be there, and it's always going to pretty and sparkly, but the crap underneath can ruin you.

    Love   Clever   Fall  
    Elizabeth Gilbert (2010). “The Complete Elizabeth Gilbert: Eat, Pray, Love; Committed; The Last American Man; Stern Men & Pilgrims”, p.393, A&C Black
  • You had to risk your life to get love. You had to get right to the edge of death to ever be saved.

    Love You   Risk   Live By  
    Chuck Palahniuk (2001). “Choke: A Novel”, Anchor Books
  • We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness - not by each other's misery.

    "Fictional character: A Jewish Barber". "The Great Dictator", 1940.
  • You are a victim of the rules you live by.

    Victim   Live By  
    Jenny Holzer (1983). “Truisms and essays”, Distributed Art Pub Inc
  • I have given up the ambition to be a great scholar. I want to be more- simply a human. . . . We are not true humans, but beings who live by a civilization inherited from the past, that keeps us hostage, that confines us. No freedom of movement. Nothing. Everything in us is killed by our calculations for our future, by our social position and cast. You see, I am not happy-yet I am happy. I suffer, but that is part of life. I live, I don't care about my existence, and that is the beginning of wisdom.

    Life   Ambition   Past  
  • The poor should live by alms.

    Poor   Should   Alms  
  • Man absolutely cannot live by himself.

  • God always has and always will look for men and women who say to Him, 'I trust you so much, I'm all in. I want your way not mine. I am willing to live by faith!'

    Men   Looks   Want  
    Chip Ingram (2013). “True Spirituality: Becoming a Romans 12 Christian”, p.44, Simon and Schuster
  • In fact I wonder if I should bend my own rules a little and for the sake of writing a good song it doesn't have to been so autobiographical, but that's a stupid rule to live by as some of my favourite artists' songs, they have a song that you think is about their life [which] probably even isn't, but it's a great song.

    Song   Stupid   Writing  
  • All stories teach, whether the storyteller intends them to or not. They teach the world we create. They teach the morality we live by. They teach it much more effectively than moral precepts and instructions.

    "Biography/Personal Quotes".
  • For those who live by faith, the cross is a treasure more valuable than gold and precious stones.

  • Gandhi was right: if we all live by 'an eye for an eye' the whole world will be blind. The only way out is forgiveness.

    Forgiveness   Eye   World  
  • We see that there are two different kinds of...societies: (a) parasitic societies and (b) producing societies. The former are those which live from hunting, fishing, or merely gleaning. By their economic activities they do not increase, but rather decrease, the amount of wealth in the world. The second kind of societies, producing societies, live by agricultural and pastoral activities. By these activities they seek to increase the amount of wealth in the world.

    Hunting   Fishing   Two  
    Carroll Quigley (1979). “The evolution of civilizations: an introduction to historical analysis”, Liberty Fund Inc.
  • Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

  • Man cannot live by incompetence alone.

  • Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be.

    George William Curtis (1852). “Lotus-eating: a Summer Book”, p.191
  • Clark, what in your honest opinion is the right standard for determining conduct? Is the only right standard for everyone, the probable action of Jesus Christ? Would you say that the highest, best law for a man to live by was contained in asking the question 'What would Jesus do?' And then doing it regardless of results? In other words, do you think men everywhere ought to follow Jesus' example as closely as they can in their daily lives?

    Jesus   Men   Thinking  
  • It is all about confidence: 90% mental and 10% physical, that is what basketball is. I live by that and it seems to be working.

  • If I have a weakness, it's that I try to live by the rules. I try to live by the rules, no matter what they are, and I was brought up that way as a kid. Play by the rules.

    Kids   Play   Trying  
  • We can control our lives by controlling our perceptions.

    "What do you stand for? Values or Beliefs?" by Great Work Cultures, August 24, 2017.
  • The strongest argument for socialism is that it sounds good. The strongest argument against socialism is that it doesn't work. But those who live by words will always have a soft spot in their hearts for socialism because it sounds so good.

    Heart   Sound   Argument  
    Thomas Sowell (2013). “Controversial Essays”, p.315, Hoover Press
  • It's very impossible to live by yesterday's standards and expect extraordinary results today. Live life with passion!

  • We tend to promise by our hopes and live by our fears.

  • Houston is a cruel, crazy town on a filthy river in East Texas with no zoning laws and a culture of sex, money and violence. It's a shabby, sprawling metropolis ruled by brazen women, crooked cops and super-rich pansexual cowboys who live by the code of the West -- which can mean just about anything you need it to mean, in a pinch.

    Sex   Crazy   Mean  
  • Our mission statement about treating people with respect and dignity is not just words but a creed we live by every day. You can't expect your employees to exceed the expectations of your customers if you don't exceed the employees' expectations of management.

    "Grounds For Success". Interview with Scott S. Smith, May 1, 1998.
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