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To become Christ-like is the only thing in the ...
by Henry Drummond

To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for,
the thing before which every ambition of man is folly
and all lower achievement vain.
- Henry Drummond

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
- Henry Drummond

To love abundantly is to live abundantly,
and to love forever is to live forever.
- Henry Drummond

You will find as you look back upon your life that
the moments when you have truly lived are the moments
when you have done things in the spirit of love.
- Henry Drummond

 

He lives who dies to win a lasting name.
- Henry Drummond

Strength of character may be learned at work,
but beauty of character is learned at home.
- Henry Drummond

Wherever we are, it is our friends that make our world.
- Henry Drummond

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Therefore keep in the midst of life.
Do not isolate yourself.
Be among men and things, and among troubles,
and difficulties, and obstacles.
- Henry Drummond

There is no happiness in having or in getting,
but only in giving.
- Henry Drummond

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do,
he will never do all he can do.
- Henry Drummond

On the last analysis, then, love is life.
Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
- Henry Drummond

The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.
- Henry Drummond

No man can become a saint in his sleep.
- Henry Drummond

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Become "a lover of what is."
- Byron Katie

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.
- Anonymous

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

What we think, we become.
- The Buddha

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

To be what we are,
and to become what we are capable of becoming,
is the only end in life.
- Baruch Spinoza

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
- Winston Churchill

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

It is not what we get.
But who we become, what we contribute...
that gives meaning to our lives.
- Tony Robbins

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

By having a reverence for life,
we enter into a spiritual relation with the world.
By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

Only when life is difficult,
are we challenged to become our greatest selves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.
If you can dream it, you can become it.
- William Arthur Ward

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

May Your Most Beautiful Dreams Become Your Reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let today be the day that you choose
to become your own greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can dream it, you can become it.
- William Arthur Ward

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

You become what you think about.
- Earl Nightingale

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

By respect for life we become religious in a way
that is elementary, profound and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I am not what happened to me,
I am what I choose to become.
- Carl Jung

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu


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