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Robert J. Flaherty Quotes and Sayings

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There's a saying among prospectors: 'Go out looking for one thing,
and that's all you'll ever find.'
- Robert J. Flaherty

Sometimes you have to lie.
One often has to distort a thing to catch its true spirit.
- Robert J. Flaherty

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

 

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

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The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

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

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

Science merely quantifies and documents
the relationships among miracles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces
of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves,
then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
- Leon Battista Alberti

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors,
and no slave who has not had a king among his.
- Helen Keller

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look
like independent thinkers.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

I wasn't thinking of competing with any artists as such,
I was more thinking of being among them,
and sharing thoughts with them; like sharing views,
ideas, etc.
- Dennis Brown

I have treated many hundreds of patients.
Among those in the second half of life -
that is to say, over 35 -
there has not been one whose problem in the last resort
was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

Among seniors, Social Security is the sole source of
income for 26 percent of nonmarried women.
- Diane Watson

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism,
those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
- Ivan Turgenev

I have gotten more than I asked for.
All that I ever wanted was to hear my voice on record
and have a song among the Top 20.
- Patsy Cline

Tonight the city is full of morgues,
and all the toilets are overflowing.
There's shopping malls coming out of the walls,
as we walk out among the manure.
That's why I pay no mind.
- Beck

In short, we have, among African countries,
a duty of solidarity.
- Omar Bongo

To be among people one loves, that's sufficient;
to dream,
to speak to them, to be silent among them,
to think of indifferent things; but among them,
everything is equal.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Cancers of all types among women are increasing.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning.
I have long believed that athletic competition among
people and nations should replace violence and wars.
- Johnny Weissmuller

The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend,
the more does competition extend among the workers,
the more do their wages shrink together.
- Karl Marx

There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal,
particularly in women.
Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.
- P. J. O'Rourke

To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now,
I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are
paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
- Andre Malraux

We find comfort among those who agree with us -
growth among those who don't.
- Frank Howard Clark

Punishment is now unfashionable...
because it creates moral distinctions among men,
which, to the democratic mind, are odious.
We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful
individual responsibility.
- Thomas Szasz

Ontario wood prices are among the highest in the world.
- John Harrison

Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows
nor tolerates classes among citizens.
- John Marshall Harlan

Among those who share a throne there can be no loyalty;
Dominion's ever impatient consort.
- Marcus Annaeus Lucan

Whoever lives among many evils just as I,
how can dying not be a source of gain?
- Sophocles

Fraternity among nations, however, touches the deepest desire of human nature.
- Hjalmar Branting

The Gen.
Commanding, takes this means of informing the people
that he has not come among them to disturb them in
the enjoyment of their rights,
either of person or property.
- John H. Morgan

In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace,
it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect.
Before we talk about peace among nations,
we must settle our peace with God.
- Sun Myung Moon

I have lived much of my life among molecules.
They are good company.
- George Wald

The call of love sounds very hollow among these immobile rocks.
- Gustav Mahler

Among various demands and charges I gave them,
was, that the said flag should be delivered to me,
and one of the United States' flags be received and hoisted in its place.
- Zebulon Pike

It has, therefore, been a favorite boast of the people of Wales and Cornwall,
that the original British stock flourishes in its unmixed purity only among them.
- Thomas Bulfinch

Among the notable things about fire is that it also
requires oxygen to burn -
exactly like its enemy,
life.
Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
- Otto Weininger

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things
which differ and the difference between things which are alike.
- Madame de Stael

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that
it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted.
This is the essence of academicism.
- Mark Rothko

Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather.
- Ilka Chase

I hate the actor and audience business.
An author should be in among the crowd,
kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I look askance at any movement which assists in making
the peacemaker among nations merely a national warrior.
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government,
in the short run, it is among the most fragile.
- Madeleine Albright

On the Internet, inside information is currency,
and there will always be counterfeiters among us.
- J. Michael Straczynski

There would probably be less of a frenzy among the French public.
- Michel Patini

The self thus becomes aware of itself,
at least in its practical action, and discovers itself
as a cause among other causes and as an object subject
to the same laws as other objects.
- Jean Piaget


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