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People who believe they have the power to exercise
by 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

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

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

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

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

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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

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

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

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

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

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren


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