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Ursula K. LeGuin Quotes and Sayings

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The power of the harasser, the abuser,
the rapist depends above all on the silence of women.
- Ursula K. LeGuin

In so far as one denies what is, one is possessed by what is not,
the compulsions, the fantasies, the terrors that flock to fill the void.
- Ursula K. LeGuin

The children of the revolution are always ungrateful,
and the revolution must be grateful that it is so.
- Ursula K. LeGuin

As great scientists have said and as all children know,
it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception,
and compassion, and hope.
- Ursula K. LeGuin

 

I certainly wasn't happy.
Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it.
What I was given was the thing you can't earn,
and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time;
I mean joy.
- Ursula K. LeGuin

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir

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

The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- 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 PHOTO

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Know that you hold the power to
bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Giving is the highest expression of our power.
- Vivian Greene

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know the power of saying, "Thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fill your heart with the creative power
to accept the past,
decorate the present
and transform the future.
- Osho

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

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

Commitment cannot be taught;
it can only be caught.
I refer to the crusading spirit.
Without the crusading spirit,
you may have the starting power
but not the staying power.
- Jimmy Yen

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Your word is the power that you have to create
- don Miguel Ruiz

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved.
He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Nader

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

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

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Money is power, and in that government which pays all
the public officers of the states will all political
power be substantially concentrated.
- Andrew Jackson

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
- Aristotle

The real problem is that the way that power is given
out in our society pits us against each other.
- Anita Hill

To achieve, you need thought.
You have to know what you are doing and that's real power.
- Ayn Rand

Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
- Baruch Spinoza

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
- Stendhal

The way to have power is to take it.
- Boss Tweed

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Each and every human being on Earth
has both the responsibility and the privilege
of viewing themselves as Divine beings
with the power to bring about peace.
- James Twyman

Power is paradoxical.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

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

Character is power.
- Booker T. Washington

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Power is always dangerous.
Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey


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