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Daniel Goleman Quotes and Sayings

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I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

Related topics: Legal

However, I began meditating at about that time and
have continued on and off over the years.
- Daniel Goleman

Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the
ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses.
- Daniel Goleman

The amygdala in the emotional center sees and hears
everything that occurs to us instantaneously and is
the trigger point for the fight or flight response.
- Daniel Goleman

 

People tend to become more emotionally intelligent as they age and mature.
- Daniel Goleman

But there has also been a notable increase in recent
years of these applications by a much wider slice of psychotherapists -
far greater interest than ever before.
- Daniel Goleman

When I went on to write my next book,
Working With Emotional Intelligence,
I wanted to make a business case that the best performers
were those people strong in these skills.
- Daniel Goleman

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When I say manage emotions, I only mean the really distressing,
incapacitating emotions.
Feeling emotions is what makes life rich.
You need your passions.
- Daniel Goleman

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills,
everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between
being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman

Societies can be sunk by the weight of buried ugliness.
- Daniel Goleman

I think the smartest thing for people to do to manage
very distressing emotions is to take a medication if it helps,
but don't do only that.
You also need to train your mind.
- Daniel Goleman

The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a
group of scientists about how we can better handle
our destructive emotions and how to overcome them.
- Daniel Goleman

My hope was that organizations would start including
this range of skills in their training programs -
in other words,
offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence.
- Daniel Goleman

Well, any effort to maximize your potential and ability is a good thing.
- Daniel Goleman

While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind.
- Daniel Goleman

If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present,
then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed -
at will and voluntarily.
- Daniel Goleman

The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.
- Daniel Goleman

If you are doing mindfulness meditation,
you are doing it with your ability to attend to the moment.
- Daniel Goleman

If your emotional abilities aren't in hand,
if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able
to manage your distressing emotions,
if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships,
then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
- Daniel Goleman

The other thing is that if you rely solely on medication
to manage depression or anxiety,
for example, you have done nothing to train the mind,
so that when you come off the medication,
you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you
had never taken the medication.
- Daniel Goleman

When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework
of cognitive neuroscience,
the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences -
the first person - with what the measurements show -
the third person.
- Daniel Goleman

But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence
emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful,
because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships
that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.
- Daniel Goleman

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

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

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 PHOTO

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal PHOTO

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

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today is a Happy Day because I say it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.
- Carl Jung

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whatever you say, say with kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

Where there is unconditional love,
there is no room for unhappiness.
Whenever I look in the mirror today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

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

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

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

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

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

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Happiness is when
what you think,
what you say,
and what you do
are in harmony.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is difficult to say what is impossible,
for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today
and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Goddard

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

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

I say all that happens is wonderful.
- Anais Nin

Be who you are and say what you feel
because those who mind don't matter
and those who matter don't mind.
- commonly but falsely attributed to Dr. Seuss,
this misquote consists of the Bernard Baruch quote,
"Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
with additional words added anonymously.

We cannot solve a problem by saying,
"It's not my problem."
We cannot solve a problem by hoping that
someone else will solve it for us.
I can solve a problem only when I say,
"This is my problem and it's up to me to solve it.
- M. Scott Peck

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter


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