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

Related topics: Values Live-By

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

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

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The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth.
The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
- Mark Twain

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The presidency has made every man who occupied it,
no matter how small, bigger than he was;
and no matter how big,
not big enough for its demands.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding
of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
- Vicki Baum

The tourist transports his own values and demands to
his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease,
decimating whatever values existed before.
- Arthur Erickson

We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology
with the spiritual demands of our human race.
- John Naisbitt

Experience demands that man is
the only animal which devours his own kind,
for I can apply no milder term to
the general prey of the rich on the poor.
- Thomas Jefferson

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

Theatre demands different muscles and different aspects of one's personality.
- Victor Garber

I've often been asked to run for office.
I have no desire to do that, I would not want my time
with the family or the company restricted because of
the demands of an elected position.
- Carl Karcher

No person is your friend who demands your silence,
or denies your right to grow.
- Alice Walker

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself.
How few men are sad in their own company.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A fast is not a hunger strike.
Fasting submits to God's commands.
A hunger strike makes God submit to our demands.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Job plunges into a series of demands on and accusations
of God which may be and indeed are epigrams of high intelligence,
but are not noticeably patient.
- Charles Williams

In our show you have to pay attention and know what happened before.
I think it's very intelligent entertainment.
It makes demands of viewers that a lot of shows don't.
- Victor Garber

When someone demands blind obedience,
you'd be a fool not to peek.
- Jim Fiebig

The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers,
and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with
the demands of the times does not.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

From whichever angle one looks at it,
the application of racial theories remains a striking
proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon
the purity of critical judgment.
- Johan Huizinga

President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting
government off the backs of the people and now he demands
that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
- Ralph Nader

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough
to satisfy all possible demands.
- Alexander Alekhine

Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit,
no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers
that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
- Germaine Greer

There is no excuse for perjury - never,
never, never.
There is truth, and the truth demands respect.
- Kenneth Starr

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second,
demands the third, takes the fourth,
accepts the fifth -
and endures all the rest.
- Helen Rowland

I believe that the issue of mental health services
for our troops deploying or returning from combat is
one that demands the attention of this body,
if only for a few minutes today.
- Rosa DeLauro

The game is my wife.
It demands loyalty and responsibility,
and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
- Michael Jordan

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man
by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself,
and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

I enjoy 'Supermarket Sweep' because of its adlib demands
in following the fast action.
- Randy West

Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict
between the demands of the world without and that within.
- Edith Hamilton

Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for
artificiality of the masses all over the world.
- Lionel Barrymore

Because of her interest and demands,
I amplified an average baritone voice into one that is loud and clear.
- Johnny Olson

The Dark Side of the Moon is a fine album with a textural
and conceptual richness that not only invites,
but demands involvement.
There is a certain grandeur.
- Alan Parsons

We're telling a story.
And the demands of that are different from the demands of a documentary.
The audience must believe in order to keep faith in the story.
- Bradley Whitford

Our age is before all things a practical one.
It demands of us all clear and tangible results of our work.
- Theodor Svedberg

France on its own cannot impose its point of view.
But neither should it give up on its demands.
With a clear vote for change France will be in a strong position.
- Laurent Fabius

The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers,
the more he can depend on their response.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

Marriage!
Nothing else demands so much of a man.
- Henrik Ibsen

Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the
dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.
- Paul Ricoeur

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.
- Gail Sheehy

I know that plans and reality may be two different things,
but I think my demands on life are minimal.
- Moshe Dayan

There's always more demands than there's time to meet them,
so it's constantly a matter of trying to balance them.
- Marc Andreessen

But if two's company, three's a crowd -
and that demands the omniscient point of view.
- Arthur Herzog

Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey;
it is capricious,
bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
- Barbara Tuchman

There are so many demands on your time,
on your resources, and on the prestige of the government.
- Brian Mulroney

Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state,
we can't meet the demands of being a modern society.
- Ahmet Necdet Sezner

France turned a deaf ear to the demands,
but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity
in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
- Wilfred Burchett

A woman who demands further gun control legislation
is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
- Larry Elder

Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity,
but your talent to their reason.
- Ayn Rand


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