The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster.
Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn't matter.
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying. We must never give up, regardless of temptations, frustrations, disappointments, or discouragements.
the universe operates through dynamic exchange... giving and receiving are different aspects of the flow of energy in the universe. and in our willingness to give that which we seek, we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives.
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living.
There's an important difference between giving up and letting go.
In giving rights to others which belong to them, we give rights to ourselves and to our country
The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that
A nation that destroys it's soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.
My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share.
When you buy Fairtrade products you can guarantee that the farmers who have worked hard to grow them get a minimum price. Fairtrade is a way of giving regular support and enjoying delicious high quality foods at the same time.
Fiction is not imagination. It is what anticipates imagination by giving it the form of reality. This is quite opposite to our own natural tendency which is to anticipate reality by imagining it, or to flee from it by idealizing it. That is why we shall never inhabit true fiction; we are condemned to the imaginary and nostalgia for the future.
Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily. Never tell yourself this is too much for me. It's no use. I can't go on. If you do you're licked, and by your own thinking too. Keep believing and keep on keeping on.
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
Be generous! Give to those you love; give to those who love you; give
to the fortunate; give to the unfortunate - yes, give especially to those
you don't want to give. You will receive abundance for your giving. The
more you give, the more you will have!
Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers
are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you
alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys
The happiest thing that can be said about democracy... is that it is one of the few systems that has been willing to risk a long period of confusion and mixed purposes for the sake of giving man a chance to grow up in mind and responsibility
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.