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Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly
by Albert Bandura

Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly
trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems
only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
- Albert Bandura

Most of the images of reality on which we base our
actions are really based on vicarious experience.
- Albert Bandura

Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects
than the over worked teachers.
- Albert Bandura

Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria
so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing.
- Albert Bandura

 

There are countless studies on the negative spillover
of job pressures on family life,
but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life.
- Albert Bandura

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy,
to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable
obstacles and inequities of life.
- Albert Bandura

People who believe they have the power to exercise
some measure of control over their lives are healthier,
more effective and more successful than those who lack
faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.
- Albert Bandura

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Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism.
Destructive conduct is made personally and socially
acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends.
This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
- Albert Bandura

I choose not to think of my life as surviving,
but coping.
- Lorna Luft

Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.
- Chuck Palahniuk

Think first of the action that is right to take,
think later about coping with one's fears.
- Barbara Deming

Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.
- Virginia Satir

Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.
- Malcolm Bradbury

Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
- Muriel Spark

In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct
attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war,
to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war,
and to methods for coping with the consequences should
war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.
- Herman Kahn

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

I say NO to the demands of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth.
The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
- Mark Twain

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
- Potter Stewart

There are so many demands on your time,
on your resources, and on the prestige of the government.
- Brian Mulroney

France on its own cannot impose its point of view.
But neither should it give up on its demands.
With a clear vote for change France will be in a strong position.
- Laurent Fabius

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell;
it demands complete abandon; if words or movements
oppose the magic of caresses,
the spell is broken.
- Simone de Beauvoir

President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting
government off the backs of the people and now he demands
that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
- Ralph Nader

The relation between practical and spiritual spheres in music is obvious,
if only because it demands ears, finger,
consciousness and intellect.
- Luciano Berio

You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting,
and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
- Catherine Deneuve

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself.
How few men are sad in their own company.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

America demands invention and innovation to succeed.
- Kit Bond

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding
of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
- Vicki Baum

Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey;
it is capricious,
bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
- Barbara Tuchman

Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict
between the demands of the world without and that within.
- Edith Hamilton

Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The world is vast, beautiful, and fascinating,
even awe-inspiring - but impersonal.
It demands nothing of me, and allows me to demand nothing of it.
- Herbert Simon

Very often the law of extremity demands an attention to irrelevance.
- Janet Frame

It has nothing to do with the emotional demands of a role;
I've done comedies that are as draining to me as any drama.
- Sean Penn

Only the freedom of mind can prevent the state from
becoming totalitarian and from issuing totalitarian demands.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.
Self-realization demands very great struggle.
- Swami Sivananda

It frustrates me about myself when I see I'm not taking
the road that demands more of me.
- Judith Light

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough
to satisfy all possible demands.
- Alexander Alekhine

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility
to live otherwise than according to the demands of
our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
- Leo Tolstoy

The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers,
and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with
the demands of the times does not.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Of course, you'll have to meet the physical and psychological demands.
A space walk takes a lot of energy.
- Leroy Chiao

We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology
with the spiritual demands of our human race.
- John Naisbitt

Freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant,
government will take it all away.
Individual freedom demands individual responsibility.
- Lyn Nofziger

The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers,
the more he can depend on their response.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

A writer of fiction lives in fear.
Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be
sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.
- Roald Dahl

Over the last six years, airlines have experienced
severe financial pressure to leave smaller communities,
making demands on the EAS program even greater.
- Nick Rahall

Mass media provides the essential link between the
individual and the demands of the technological society.
- Jacques Ellul

Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the
dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.
- Paul Ricoeur

It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel.
The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
- Jan de Bont


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