Communication succeeds when you make others understand you clearly, and they make you understand them clearly.
The best relationship is not one that brings together perfect partners, but rather one in which the partners learn to live with the differences, imperfections and objections of one another, and seek to appreciate the good qualities that make this relationship worth building on in order to survive better together.
The only instance where five purely-negative words have had a highly positive, motivational impact, are Winston Churchill's Never, Never, Never, Never Give-Up.
Here's how man thinks: If no one’s done it, why should I try? It’s a waste of time; but if he’s done it, I can do it better.
Whether you dream big or dream small, chances are your dream will come true if you believe in it and really work on it.
Talk to people about what they want to hear, and they'll stay for more. Talk to them about what you want them to hear, and they'll soon turn away.
I don‟t hate men,” she said, giving him a quick glance before returning her attention to keeping her horse in line. “I think you‟re a bit overrated, butthat‟s not hating . Men have ruled women and the world by virtue of their gender for several hundred years.”“Cream always rises to the top,” he replied.“This isn‟t about cream. It‟s about ruling through physical and mental intimidation. We all have strengths and weaknesses. The difference is,most women are willing to discuss both, while most men only want to talk about their strengths.
We cannot force others to behave differently if they disagree with us, but if we change what we are saying or doing they will respond differently.
Relearning from children their need to question and discover can ignite one's creativity and reveal more possibilities.
Whether you dream big or dream small, chances are your dream will come true if you believe in it and really work hard on it.
Predictions of failure have never stopped those whose ambitions are driven by their unwavering vision.
Here's how man thinks: If no one's done it, why should I try? It's a waste of my time; but if he's done it, I can do it better.
ot everyone liked Albert. Not everyone was happy that he had become the most important person around. Lots of people were jealous that Albert had a girl to clean his house and the porcelain basin where he did his business at night when he didn’t want to go outside to the only actual outhouse in Per-dido Beach. And that he could afford to send his clothes to be washed in the fresh water of the ironically named Lake Evian.And there were definitely people who didn’t like working for Albert, having to do what he said or go hungry.Albert traveled with a bodyguard now. The bodyguard’s name was Jamal. Jamal carried an automatic rifle over his shoulder. He had a massive hunting knife in his belt. And a club that was an oak chair leg with spikes driven through it to make a sort of mace.Unlike everyone else Albert carried no weapon himself. Jamal was weapon enough.
The only instance where five purely-negative words had had a highly positive, motivational impact are Winston Churchill's, Never, Never, Never, Never Give-up.
Man, sometimes you are clueless. You don’t even see what’s happening.” He perched himself on the arm of the couch so he could look down at Turk. “It’s not just about freaks. I mean, you’re the guy who thinks of ideas and all, but you’re missing it. You don’t even notice that the whole council is either black or Mexican. See, that’s what’s happening: it’s all these minorities hooked up with freaks.”The wheels in Turk’s mind began to turn slowly. But they were picking up speed. “Jamal’s with us and he’s black.”“So? We use Jamal. He gets us into Albert’s. You do what you gotta do. All I’m saying is, you and me, we’re normal people. We’re not black or queer or Mexican. And we’re the ones digging toilets. How come?”Turk knew the answer: because they had failed in their attempt to take over. But he’d never thought about this new angle.“Astrid’s a normal white person,” Turk argued halfheartedly. “So’s Sam.”“Sam’s a freak, and I think he might even be a Jew,” Lance said. His eyes were glittering. He was showing his teeth, grinning as he talked. It wasn’t a good look for him. “And Astrid? She’s not even on the council anymore.
Talk to people about what they want to hear and they'll stay for more.Talk to them about what you want them to hear and they'll soon turn away.
If after giving it all that you possibly can, you do lose to the competition, then they really deserve the win.
I don't see you making it to the top; nobody's going to help you get there. You have to do it all on your own. But if you want it so bad, prove me wrong.
It is inevitable that there will come a time when mankind will go out more at night and stay indoors during the day to avoid harmful solar rays.
Fame and glory belong to those who are the first to achieve things, not those who only think about it or do it after it's been done.