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People are needed to take up the challenge,
by Abbe Pierre

People are needed to take up the challenge,
strong people, who proclaim the truth,
throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands.
- Abbe Pierre

My family background was deeply Christian.
- Abbe Pierre

It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday;
you have to act.
- Abbe Pierre

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.
- Abbe Pierre

 

Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me,
and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.
- Abbe Pierre

Hope is not a matter of age.
- Abbe Pierre

Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life.
- Abbe Pierre

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The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St.
Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with
a scout troop from my school.
- Abbe Pierre

When they are assailed by despair, young people should
let universal concerns into their lives.
- Abbe Pierre

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre

I came from a wealthy family.
I made over my share of the estate to various charities.
- Abbe Pierre

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises,
wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset
by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

What I would say to the young men and women who are
beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should
go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty,
not like going to the zoo but to take action,
to open their hearts and their consciences.
- Abbe Pierre

The question I asked Georges has now become a general one -
You,
who thought you were superfluous, who thought there
was no place for you in society,
not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and
so those who were beggars become givers.
- Abbe Pierre

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

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

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

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

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

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

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

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

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

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

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

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

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

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln


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