Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

I have to go and say farewell to all the countries that I have been to,
by Miriam Makeba

I have to go and say farewell to all the countries that I have been to,
if I can.
I am 73 now, it is taxing on me.
- Miriam Makeba

Girls are the future mothers of our society,
and it is important that we focus on their well-being.
- Miriam Makeba

It was hard to be away from home, but I am glad that I am home now.
- Miriam Makeba

And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent
because there are those who must always cause confusion
so that we do not keep these natural resources.
- Miriam Makeba

 

Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns,
so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want,
you can at least get out of the way so you won't get run over.
- Miriam Makeba

I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career.
- Miriam Makeba

I believe I can sing anything.
- Miriam Makeba

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


There are a lot of homes for boys, but very few for girls,
that is why I chose to do for girls.
- Miriam Makeba

Which goes to show you, you can make all the laws you want,
but you cannot change people's ways.
If you must change them, you have to understand that
it will take a long time.
- Miriam Makeba

But if you are going to wear blinders then you do not know the world.
- Miriam Makeba

You are damned and praised, or encouraged or discouraged
by those who listen to you,
and those who come to applaud you.
And to me, those people are very important.
- Miriam Makeba

In the mind, in the heart, I was always home.
I always imagined, really, going back home.
- Miriam Makeba

And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite.
What they want to say is that it's third world music.
Like they use to call us under developed countries,
now it has changed to developing countries,
it's much more polite.
- Miriam Makeba

For instance, we're always fighting amongst each other.
Who gives us the arms? And then we become indebted
to wherever we are buying them from -
with what? The very resources we need to keep there.
- Miriam Makeba

Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong,
and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know
where I come from how we lived in South Africa.
I just told the world the truth.
And if my truth then becomes political,
I can't do anything about that.
- Miriam Makeba

It's a really unfair world because life is,
where I am; all day long we listen to American music.
So I don't see why the radios in the U.S.
cannot even put aside one hour a day just to play music that is not American.
- Miriam Makeba

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African,
endowed by nature with a strength much greater than
my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.
- Miriam Makeba

Well there is a lot of work here for younger and older musicians now.
Our Ministry of Culture has now really embarked on
changing things for artists,
and it is getting much better.
We just have to organize ourselves as artists,
and then things will be better.
- Miriam Makeba

It is very much the theme of our President,
President Thabo Mbeki, whose passion is for Africa to work together,
and for Africans to get up and do things for us.
We are trying as women to do things for ourselves.
- Miriam Makeba

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

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

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
- Confucius

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Know the power of kindness.
Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go,
radiate your kindness to all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Wherever you go, there you are.
- Traditional Zen Proverb

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: I have to go and say farewell to all the countries that I have been to, by Miriam Makeba.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.