Aging parents Quotes

Fear is bound to disappear when you realize that failure is not something shameful, damaging, destructive, or painful, but something natural.

Sri Chinmoy

Love, like medicine, is only the art of encouraging nature.

Pierre Ambroise Franois Choderlos de Laclos

Self-knowledge can be painful, but not half so damaging as self-ignorance.

Orson Scott Card

Penalties against drug use should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against the possession of marijuana in private for personal use.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.

Dee Hock

Unlike the small community, where every person lives in the illusion of having the same ideals, beliefs, and values as everyone else, in the larger context of plural communities-be it in country, continent, or globe we live in the illusion of absolute difference. So, fearing the possibility that the interaction will change us, we magnify the threat involved in engaging with that which differs from us. Change is stressful, and costly, because it requires learning to navigate the unfamiliar. In the end, you cannot work with anyone who is different, and problems that could be resolved if we allowed everyone to contribute the best of themselves begin to look intractable.

Hafsat Abiola

If we devote our time disparaging the products of our business rivals, we hurt business generally, reduce confidence, and increase discontent.

Edward N. Hurley

No matter what you do, no matter how stupid, dumb or damaging you judge it to be, there is a lesson to be learned from it. No matter what happens to you, no matter how unfair, inequitable or wrong, there's something you can take from the situation and use for your advancement.

Peter McWilliams

You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift.

Paul Getty

It's exciting and encouraging that the spirit of exploration is alive and that students see it occurring in their lifetime. These may well be the children that make it a reality.

Orlando Figueroa

Water is finite and we have not done a great job of managing it in the past.

Sandra Postel

Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized.

Marilyn vos Savant

Spiritual partnership implies a goal of encouraging and supporting the unfolding of each others souls reasons for being here in the first place.

Katherine Woodward Thomas

These findings underscore the need to pass legislation in the US that makes electronics producers responsible for managing their products at disposal time and bans the exporting of e-waste to developing countries.

Ted Smith

The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.

James Talent

This young century will be liberty's century. By promoting liberty abroad, we will build a safer world. By encouraging liberty at home, we will build a more hopeful America. Like generations before us, we have a calling from beyond the stars to stand for freedom. This is the everlasting dream of America.

George Walker Bush

The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it's about that and not about aging or death.

Daniel Petrie

By leveraging their freedom from the bonds of location, corporations could now dictate the economic policy of governments.

Joel Conrad Bakan

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.

William Lyon Phelps

When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests.

J. William Fulbright

There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.

Chuck Tanner

The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world.

Barack Obama

I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.

Shelly Winters

It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as interested as they say they are in protecting the institution of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide and distract the American people from the real issues that need to be addressed.

Kendrick Meek

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